Benard Knudson

BISBEE Benard Knudson, 81, of Agate, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in a Northwood nursing home.

He was born July 26, 1932, to Henry and Elen Knudson, near St. John. He entered the Army in 1953 and was discharged in 1955. He married Carol Johnson on July 10, 1955.

Survivors: wife; daughters, Doreen Steenerson, Grand Forks, Donna Jones, Agate; sons, Leo, of Thompson, Lonny, Grand Forks; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers, Edward, Cando, Vernon, Tioga; sister, Elenora Pfeifle, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Funeral: Friday, 11 a.m., Bisbee Lutheran Church, Bisbee.

Burial: Friday, 1 p.m., Bisbee Lutheran Cemetery.

Prayer service: Today, 7 p.m., in Dunnigan-Dix Funeral Home, Cando.

Visitation: Today, one hour prior to the prayer service, in the funeral home, and Friday, one hour prior to the funeral, in the church.