Evans Laverne Knutson

Evans Laverne Knutson

Birth
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 13 Apr 1997 (aged 75)
Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Plot 21, 0, 140A
Military LTJG, US NAVY
Memorial ID 884087 · View Source
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Evans LaVerne Knutson, 75, of Bella Vista died April 13, 1997 at Bates Medical Center in Bentonville. He was born July 28, 1921, at Adams, Minn to Albert and Ella Storvic Knutson. He was a lieutenant Commander in the Navy during World War II, serving in the Mediterranean Theater and the Pacific Theater.

He was a pianist, a past secretary/treasurer for Rocky Mountain ELCA, a past president of Knute Nelson Retirement Home in Alexandria, Minn., was a stewardship secretary for the Southwest Minnesota ELCA, had been active in church camps and was a member and officer of local chapter AAL in Bella Vista and was a retired minister, having pastored in Lutheran churches at Bonners, Mont., Absarokee, Mont, Clarkston, Wash., Reserve, :Mont., Sauk Centre, Minn., Albert Lea, Minn., Chinook, Mont, and Grove, Okla. He was a member of United Lutheran Church in Bella Vista. He moved to Bella Vista in 1984 from Chinook.

Survivors include his wife, Dalora H. Knutson of the home, to whom he was married 52 years; two sons, Paul M. Knutson of Gravette and Mark N. Knutson of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two daughters, Patricia Blackburn of Mounds View, Minn., and Sara Elizabeth Knutson of St. Paul, Minn.; one brother, Alvin Eugene Knutson of Rochester, Minn.; three Grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday at the United Lutheran Church in Bella Vista. Burial will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Callison-Lough Funeral Home of Bentonville. Honor Guard will be provided by VFW Post 9063 of Bella Vista. Memorials may be made to ELCA World Hunger, or ELCA Disaster Fund.


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 884087
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Evans Laverne Knutson (28 Jul 1921–13 Apr 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 884087, citing Fayetteville National Cemetery, Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .