Obituary | Lyla Ann Knudson of Grand Forks, North Dakota

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Lyla Ann Knudson, 87 of Grand Forks, ND died Sunday November 20th at Altru Hospital. She went peacefully surrounded by her family and loved ones. Lyla was born at home on June 14, 1935, on a farm near Derrick, ND to Henry and Alma Nelson. She was married to Delmer Knudson at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Grand Forks, and they began their life together that would span 67 years.

Lyla worked at Deaconess and United Hospital for more than 25 years. Lyla retired and shortly after they moved to their Cass Lake home where they lived until 2016. After that they moved to Moorhead, MN for 6 years. Lyla then moved to Edgewood in Grand Forks, ND.

Lyla enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family at Cass Lake. She spent many hours tootling around Cass Lake on the pontoon and enjoyed giving all the kids rides on her golf cart.

Lyla is survived by her children: Dean (Sue) Knudson, Randy (Barb) Knudson, Terry (Pam) Knudson and Wendy (Terry) Johnson along with six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren.  Also surviving are Lyla’s sisters Alta Hallof, Lauraine (Duane) Troftgruben along with many numerous nieces and nephews.

Lyla was preceded in death by her husband Delmer Knudson, parents Alma and Henry Nelson, stepfather Melvin Homme, two brothers and three sisters.

Funeral Service will be held Monday, November 28, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Amundson Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the start of the service.
Burial will be in Memorial Park South Cemetery.