Ruth Ann Knutson, 70, Riverside, CA, formerly of Leonard, ND, died Monday, September 29, 2003, in her home.
Ruth was born February 16, 1933, in Kindred, ND, the daughter of Allan and Clara (Reistad) McDonald. Ruth grew up in the Leonard area and graduated from Leonard High School in 1951. She moved to Los Angeles in 1952 and to Riverside in 1971. She worked in California at Southern California Gas Company, Artesia Animal Hospital and with her husband, Floyd Knutson, at Floyd?s Excavating Company.
She is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Pearce, Reno, NV, and Lisa Kilgore, Riverside; one son, Kenneth Knutson, Diamond Bar, CA; one brother, Roger McDonald, Leonard; and seven grandchildren.
There was a funeral held at Inland Memorial Chapel at Riverside, CA, on Saturday. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in Leonard Cemetery, Leonard, ND.
(Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred)