Almiedabelle Knudson

HAMPDEN Almiedabelle Knudson, 87, Devils Lake, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in a Devils Lake hospital.

She was born Feb. 21, 1926, to Orville and Margit Dahl, in Hampden. She married Paul Thorson in 1945. He preceded her in death. She married Lee Howes in the fall of 1957. He died in 1994. She later married Morris Knudson.

Survivors: sons, Alden Thorson, Edmore, Parnell Thorson, Waseca, Minn., Lee Howes, Starkweather; daughters, Paulette Bosch and Vicky McMullen, both Devils Lake, Monica Pierret, San Jose, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Edyatha Paulson, Ridgefield, Wash.

Funeral: Saturday, 11 a.m., Zoar Free Lutheran Church, Hampden.

Burial: Storlie Cemetery, Hampden.

Prayer service: Friday, 7 p.m., Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake.

Visitation: Friday, 4 to 7 p.m., in the funeral home and Saturday, one hour prior to the service, in the church.