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Warren R. Knutson

Aug. 30, 1924 - Sept. 12, 2008

BRAINERD -- Warren Ray Knutson, 84, of Brainerd and formerly of Benson, died Friday at his home.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Koop Funeral Home, Crosby. Burial will be in Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

He was born Aug. 30, 1924, in Benson to Martin and Alma (Lundebrek) Knutson.

He married Barbara Steller on Aug. 19. 1967, in Brainerd. He was a retired owner and operator of Knutson Electric Services in Benson.

He is survived by his children: Gregory (and Debra) Knutson of Cuyuna, Cynthia (and Edmund) Maile of Brainerd; three grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2003, a sister and a brother.