Corrine E. Knutson

Corrine Edna Knutson, 92, a resident of Fergus Falls, died Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Broen Home. Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
Services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Bethel Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls with Reverend David Foss officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery of Fergus Falls.
Corrine was born in Nidaros Township in rural Clitherall October 20, 1925, the third of four children born to Oscar and Amy (Nelson) Sandahl. While growing up, she attended school district 153. In the late 1940’s, Corrine and her sisters moved to Fargo, ND where they worked at the Manchester Biscuit Company.  They then relocated to Minneapolis, MN where she attended the Lutheran Bible Institute graduating in 1950. While attending the Lutheran Bible Institute, she worked at the children’s home.
Corrine returned to the Fergus Falls area and worked at Park Region Bakery. She also worked for JC Penny’s for a time.
July 31, 1965, she married Richard Knutson at Zion Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls. The couple welcomed home their son, Jonathan in 1971.
In 1977, Corrine and her family relocated to Dickinson, ND. While there she worked at a nursing home and the state college. They returned to the Fergus Falls area in 1983. For a time, Corrine worked at Bergen’s Plant Nursery. She then started an in-home daycare. After retiring from her in-home daycare, she worked at New Beginning doing drop-in daycare.
 Preceding her in death were her parents, Oscar and Amy Sandahl; husband, Richard; sister, Alice Ingle and brother, Orris Sandahl. Survivors include her son, Jonathan (Mary) Knutson of Fergus Falls; sister, Hazel Jenson of Fergus Falls; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at