Irene Knutson(1924 - 2014)

Knutson, Irene R.

Irene R. Knutson, age 89, of Green Bay, passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014. She was born in Tigerton on August 17, 1924, daughter of the late Walter and Martha (Rachals) Schuh. On May 24, 1952, Irene was united in marriage to Robert Knutson, he preceded her in death on June 3, 1999. Irene enjoyed embroidery and baking. For many years, Irene volunteered for Woodside Nursing Home and the Salvation Army.

Irene is survived by a brother, Raymond; three sisters, Mildred Thompson, Doris Jensen and Beverly Beyer; one sister-in-law, Agnes Schuh as well as many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, Irene was preceded in death by two brothers, Leo and Roger; three brothers-in-law, Jerry Beyer; Sigfred Thompson and Lynus Jensen.

Visitation for Irene will be held on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Avenue from 4:00 pm until the hour of service at 6:00 pm with the Rev. Ken Schlueter officiating. Entombment will take place at Fort Howard Mausoleum.

Online condolences may be expressed at

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

The family would like to offer a special thank you to the staff at Unity Hospice, Jack and Engrid Meng Residence.


Funeral Home

Lyndahl Funeral Home
1350 Lombardi Avenue Green Bay, WI 54304

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Mar. 28 to Mar. 31, 2014