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Kermie A. Knudson

Great Falls —Kermie Allen Knudson, 70, of Great Falls, passed away on February 23, 2014 of natural causes. A funeral service will be held Thursday, February 27 at 1:00 pm in the Rose Room Chapel at Croxford Funeral Home, with visitation available for one hour prior to the service. Burial with military honors will follow at Highland Cemetery.

Kermie was born February 10, 1944 to Eldon and Adolphia (Polutnik) Knudson in Lewistown, MT. He was raised in Great Falls, graduating from Great Falls High. He spent two years at the University of Montana in Missoula studying business. He served in the Army of Big Red One during Vietnam, during which time he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Sharpshooter, Combat Infantryman's Badge, and the Army Commendation Medal. He later went on to retire from the Air National Guard in the Civil Engineering Squad, which took him to both Alaska and the Bahamas. He also worked as a civilian construction equipment operator for the Air National Guard up to his retirement.

An avid hunter, fisher and camper, Kermie was a lover of everything outdoors. He was a great gardener, accomplished cook, and lived & breathed the Griz. He is survived by his sister, Sharon (David) Williams; brother, Gary (Marj) Knudson; mother, Adolphia Michaud; step-father Roy Michaud; nieces, nephews, and special friends, Mike Turpin and Stewart O'Quinn. He is preceded in death by his father, Eldon C. Knudson.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Great Falls Rescue Mission, 317 2nd Ave S, Great Falls, Mt 59401.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Great Falls Rescue Mission, 317 2nd Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59401.

Condolences to the family may be shared at www.croxfordfuneralhome.com

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Published in Great Falls Tribune on Feb. 26, 2014
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