Glyde Knudson, Jr.

August 23, 2017

Oct. 23, 1931 – Aug. 18, 2017

Glyde Knudson, Jr., age 85 of Lake Benton, died Friday, Aug. 18 at the Good Samaritan Communi­ties of Pipestone. Funeral service is Saturday, Aug. 26, 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Lake Benton. Visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 25, 4-8 p.m. at the church, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Burial will take place in Memorial Hill Cemetery in Lake Benton following the service. Arrangements are with the Hartquist Funeral Home-Utoft Johansen Cha­pel in Lake Benton. Please visit www.hartquistfuner­ to sign an online registry and read the full obituary.
Glyde Knudson, Jr. was born Oct. 23, 1931 to Glyde Sr. and Gladys (Johnson) Knudson in Fountain Prai­rie Township, Pipestone. On June 3, 1951 Glyde was united in marriage to Vir­ginia Bain at the Method­ist Church in Elkton, South Dakota.
Glyde is survived by his wife Virginia of Lake Ben­ton; children Mike (Wanda) Knudson of Emily, Cheryl (Brian) Hanson of Coon Rapids, Scott (Brenda) Knudson of Lake Benton, and Kevin Knudson (Kirk Monpas) of Minnetonka; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Dale, and granddaughter Angela Hanson Kicker.