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Sigvold R Knudson
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1898
Eagle Grove
Wright County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1991
Turner County
South Dakota, USA

Sigvold Radin Knudson, was born March 3, 1898 in Eagle Grove, IA to parents Knute and Bertha (Peterson) Knudson. He died died Sept 9, 1991, at Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home in Viborg, SD. Sigvold was 93 years, 6 months, 6 days at the time of his death.

In 1900, Sigvold and his parents moved to Minnesota. In 1907, they moved to Nowlin SD to a homestead and in 1911, they moved to Centerville SD. Sigvold received his education in Nowlin and Centerville.

He married Ruth Peterson on July 3, 1918 at Centerville SD. The couple farmed in the Centerville area until moving into town (Centerville) in 1970. They both entered the Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home in Viborg SD in 1985. Ruth died Feb 1, 1988.

Sig was a member of the Scandia Lutheran Church, where he served as a Deacon and Trustee as well as the Sunday School Superintendent and teacher for 25 years. He also served on the Euclid School Board.

Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, three grandchildren, five brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include his sons, Stanley, Ralph and Delmer, all of Centerville SD; his daughters, Ferne (Mrs Delmer Olson) of Beresford SD, and Marilyn (Mrs Richard Anderson) of Kingsburg, CA; 20 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren.

Services were held Sept 12, 1991 at Scandia Lutheran Church in Cenerville with Rev. Robert Berng officiating. Burial is in Riverview Cemetery of Centerville, Wass Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Cause of death is listed as Pneumonia.

Family links: 
  Knute Knudson (1864 - 1931)
  Bertha Peterson Knudson (1864 - 1941)
  Ruth Esther Peterson Knudson (1899 - 1988)
  Stanley Kenneth Knudson (1919 - 2014)*
  Ralph Eugene Knudson (1921 - 2002)*
  Lorraine Esther Knudson (1927 - 1927)*
  Marilyn Ruth Knudson Anderson (1931 - 2012)*
  Clarence R Knutson (1891 - 1965)*
  Conrad B Knudson (1893 - 1958)*
  Sigvold R Knudson (1898 - 1991)
  Bernest C Knudson (1906 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverview Cemetery
Turner County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Sec A, Lot 47, Grave 5
Maintained by: Gail Monteith
Originally Created by: Christin Bartels
Record added: Feb 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84717685
Sigvold R Knudson
Added by: Gail Monteith
Sigvold R Knudson
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Sigvold R Knudson
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