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Delbert Knutson

delbert knutson obituary photoDelbert N. Knutson, age 83 of Huron died February 27, 2011 at his residence.  His graveside service was held at 1 PM Thursday, March 10th at the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Wessington Springs with Rev. Dan Edzard officiating.

Delbert Newell Knutson was born on September 18, 1927, at Wessington Springs, South Dakota to Oscar and Flora Grant Knutson.  He grew up at Wessington Springs and received his education there.  During his life Delbert lived and worked in many places from being a Bell Hop at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City to working on farms across the United States doing farm labor.  He lived in Omaha, Nebraska, for twenty years before moving to Huron for the past five years.  Delbert never married.  He had taken Jesus as his personal savior and had a firm belief in God.  Delbert was a fan of Loretta Lynn and her music.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Elizabeth Von Eye; and a brother, Donald Knutson.

Survivors include his brothers Herman Knutson of Wessington Springs, and Walter (Linda) Knutson of Midland, Michigan, as well as several nieces and nephews. 

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