MERTON KNUTEMerton Knute, 62, formerly of Brookston, passed away June 7, 2013.
Merton Knute, 62, formerly of Brookston, passed away June 7, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer.
Merton was a 1968 graduate of AlBrook High School and attended UMD. He worked as a union brick, block, and stone mason. In his later years, he enjoyed buying, selling and collecting antiques and collectibles. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer. His favorite pastime was spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Gertye Knute; brother Russell; and his son, Eric.
Mert is survived by his wife, Barbara; son Jay (Gwen) of Duluth; daughter Heather (Kent) of Esko; sister Carol (Warren) Johnson of Minneapolis; grandchildren Austin, Brittney, Evan, Brodey, Ayden and Gavin; and several special people, Rodney McMann, Vince Soderlund, Wes Kunz, and Kylee and Ashley Edmunds.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 12 noon Saturday, June 15, in the Arrowhead Town Hall in Brookston with a lunch following the service.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the exceptional staff of the Solvay Hospice House for the great care that was provided during times of distress.
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