Nancy K. Knutson, 64

Published 4:41 pm Saturday, August 13, 2011

Nancy Knutson

Nancy K. Knutson, 64, of Austin, died at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin on Thursday morning, Aug. 11, 2011.

Nancy Kay Moen was born in Austin on Aug. 10, 1947, to Art and Mary Ann (Halvorson) Moen. She grew up in Austin and was confirmed at St. Olaf Lutheran Church. Nancy graduated from Hayfield High School in 1965. In September 1966, she married Robert Knutson. The couple lived in Racine, Wis., and later divorced. She moved back to Austin in 2001. Nancy was a Nursing Assistant at various health care facilities and was a member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and was a big fan of high school, college and professional sports. She especially loved to cook and bake.

Survivors include her son: Todd Knutson, of Milwaukee; two daughters: Darcy Knutson of Michigan and Jennifer Knutson of Florida; special friend, Paul Lenoch of Austin; three grandchildren; sister, Patti Lujan of Prior Lake; many other wonderful relatives and friends.

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She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandchild.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin with Pastor Ron Barnett officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield. The family prefers that memorials be made to donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at