Caroline A. Knutson

Funeral services were held Monday, September 23, 2019, at the Walhalla Lutheran Church for Caroline A. Knutson, 81, of Walhalla, who passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital, Cavalier.

Posted 9/26/19

Caroline A. Heck was born February 6, 1938, to Charles and Florence (Herriot) Heck in rural Osnabrock. She grew up and attended school in the Osnabrock area. After graduating from Osnabrock High School, she attended Aakers Business College in Grand Forks. On June 14, 1959, she married John Knutson at the Zion EUB Church near Osnabrock. After their marriage they lived in Minneapolis and Stacy, Minn. In 1971, they moved to Osnabrock later living in Hensel and Cavalier. In 1982, they moved to Walhalla. Some of the things she enjoyed were crocheting, word search puzzles, spending time with her family and her fur babies.

She is survived by her husband, John; children: Wendy (Greg) Truax, Pembina; Kevin (Heather) Knutson, Walhalla; Wayne Knutson, Fargo; and Kristy (Mark) Ham, Naperville, IL; grandchildren: Travis Nordstrom, J.J. Kihne and Thomas Kihne; Jayden Paul and Pressley Paul; Kody Knutson; and Lydia Ham; great-granddaughters: Mataya, Sophia, and Cena; siblings: Duane Heck, Margie Thompson, Jim (Charlene) Heck, Carlton (Linda) Heck, Janice (Larry) Peterson, Richard (Barbara) Heck, Larry (Elfie) Heck, Marvin (Beth) Heck, Leonard (Monica) Heck, and Connie Close.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers: Gordon, David, and Selmer Heck; father and mother-in-law, Willard H. and Irene Knutson. brothers-in-law: Willard Thompson and Richard Close; and sisters-in-law: Ruth Danielson and Bernice Heck.

Askew Funeral Home of Cavalier was in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook at

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