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Beverly Knutson -- Winona

October 8, 2018

Beverly Ann Knutson, 82, of Winona, formerly of Chatfield, passed away at her home on Oct. 4, 2018.

Beverly was born on May 16, 1936, to George and Marie (Caukins) Allen in Rochester. She graduated from Rochester High School in 1954 and later Minneapolis School of Arts. In her summer months, she worked at Glacier National Park in Montana.

In 1957, she married Allen Knutson at Calvary Episcopal Church. The couple farmed near Chatfield before moving to Winona in 2001.

Beverly enjoyed embroidery, quilting, playing cards, the WWW Square Dancing Club, and Polka Dances. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband, visiting Spain and Washington, D.C. She was a fan of the Vikings and enjoyed playing Bingo.

Beverly was active member of Chatfield Lutheran Church. She was a Sunday school volunteer and enjoyed regularly attending services.

Bev is survived by her husband, Allen, and her three children, Kim of Rochester, Jay of Winona, and Ross (Jenny) of Cottage Grove. Three grandchildren, Meghan, Sarah and Nathan also survive. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Lois.

The Funeral Service for Beverly will be held 11 a.m. Thursday Oct. 11, at Chatfield Lutheran Church. Pastor Mark Docken will officiate. The committal service will follow at Chatfield Cemetery.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Chatfield Lutheran Church.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a memory with the family, please visit RileyFuneralHomes.com.

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