JOAN L. KNUTSENJoan L. Knutsen, died peacefully at home Friday Feb. 8, 2013, from cancer.
Joan L. Knutsen, died peacefully at home Friday Feb. 8, 2013, from cancer.
Joan was born in Pipestone Minn., on Feb. 19, 1946.
She was a loving wife and mother. She especially doted on her grandchildren and loved them with tenderness.
Joan was an inspirational teacher at East High School for 18 years. Teaching was her passion! She excelled at it and loved her students.
Her father Dorland Waite preceded Joan in death.
Her survivors include her mother, Vera Waite of Scottsdale, Ariz.; her sister, Lynda Schultz of Chicago, Ill.; her bother Monte Waite of Billings, Mont.; her husband Bruce; son Erik (Sharesse); son Brett (Jen) and four grandchildren Alexis, Idunn, Jackson, and Emma, all of Duluth.
The family would like to thank Essentia Hospice Care and the Solvay House for their loving care and support.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 2 p.m. Saturday March 2, 2013 in "New" East High School Auditorium. In lieu of flowers or gifts please make a donation to Essentia Hospice or Solvay House.
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