CROSBY - Robert Duaine Knudson, age 80, of Crosby, died on April 17, 2013, at his home. He was born on July 26, 1932, in Rochester to Harvey and Genevieve (Howe) Knudson. He married Hanna Schutzkus Cuchetto on Aug. 12, 1994, in Crosby. He formerly operated the family farm in Dodge Center. He was retired Local 49 of Operating Engineers with 27 years of service. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Crosby.
Suvivors include two sons, Roger Knudson, Dodge Center, John (Donica) Knudson, of Kasson; five daughters, Janice Klinger, of Dodge Center, Barbara (Tom) MacVey, of Dodge Center, Konnie Kerrigan, of Rochester, Chris Knudson, of Independence, Mo., and Julie (Dean) Suilmann, of Wabasha; two stepchildren, Denise deCorrevont of Bensenville, Ill., and Patricia Grieshaber, of Cottage Grove; three sisters, Bonnita Butler, of Dodge Center, Joanne Chicos, of West Concord, and Karen Knudson, of Dodge Center; nine grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are his parents; wife, Hanna; one daughter, Geraldine Knudson; and one stepdaughter, Yvonne Sharp.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Crosby. Friends may call on Saturday at the Koop Funeral Home from 3-6 p.m. and one hour prior to the services at the church on Sunday. Burial will be at the Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby.