Victor T. Knudson, 82, West Fargo passed away Thursday December 7, 2017 at his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley after a courageous two-year battle with cancer.
Vic was born December 31, 1934 in Pelican Rapids, MN to Victor A. and Stella (Soland) Knudson. He grew up in Pelican Rapids and graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1952. Vic served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1957. He attended Interstate Business College in Fargo. Vic worked at Cass County Electric in Kindred, ND for 31 years and retired in 1990. He was united in marriage to Karen Young on August 1st, 1959. Vic and Karen lived in Fargo, Kindred, several Minnesota lakes and in 2012 they moved to West Fargo. Vic enjoyed his retirement years on the lake, especially when his children and grandchildren visited.
Vic is survived by his wife of 58 years, Karen. Daughter, Wanda (Mark) Sherven, Wahpeton and their children Heather (Nathan) Schuler and their sons Mason and Jack; Brittany (Andre) Genereux and Blake (Fiancée Alissa Johnson) Sherven. Daughter, Valerie (Randy) Schwartz, Fargo and their daughter Hailey Schwartz; brother, Jerry (Charlene) Knudson Hendersonville, NC; sisters Ruth Gruenberg, Breckenridge, MN and Jean Johnson, Henning, MN and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Robert and brothers-in-law Leonard Gruenberg and Gordon Johnson.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Essentia Health Cancer Center and Hospice of the Red River Valley. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Hospice of the Red River Valley or the charity of your choice. A family celebration of his life will be held at a future date.