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Written by TRF Times   
  , 54, died on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D.  
    Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 4, at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, with Rev. John Golv officiating. Casket bearers included Steve Besserud, Allen Holmgren, Paul Miramontes, Chad Miramontes, Cody Knutson, Ryan Harger.  Interment was held at Greenwood Cemetery, Thief River Falls.  
    Dennis Dell Knutson was born on Nov. 16, 1957 to Lloyd Romaine and Seleen Laverne (Nissen) Knutson in Thief River Falls. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith at Zion Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls. He attended grade school at Northrop and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1976.  
    He became a father with the birth of his son Cody William Knutson.  
    He worked in the manufacturing industry. He retired in 2008 due to health issues. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, listening to and dealing on the Buy and Sell and Trading Post.  He was a member of the American Legion.  
    Dennis is survived by two brothers:?Larry?(Katey) Knutson, Centuria, Wis., Terry (Terri) Knutson of Bagley; two sisters: Yvonne Ekman of Thief River Falls, Arlene Johnson of Fridley; son Cody Knutson, Grand Forks, N.D.; 10 nieces and nephews; 18 great-nieces and nephews; cousins, and numerous friends.  
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Seleen Knutson; siblings, Dale Knutson, Lynn Knutson and Carol Knutson; two nephews, Shane and Eugene Knutson.  
    He was strong in his opinions but he had a heart of gold.?
    Family condolences may be sent at www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.