Arthur Louis Knudtson


Arthur Louis Knudtson


Arthur Louis Knudtson, 88, passed away on Dec. 31, 2019, at Parkview Health Care in Billings.

He was born on Oct. 2, 1931, in Hawley, Minnesota, to Laura and Albert Knudtson. He graduated from Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minnesota, in 1950. He attended Interstate Business College in Fargo, North Dakota. In 1953, Arthur enlisted in the United States Army. On Aug. 30, 1953, he married Dorothy Camrud. Arthur and Dorothy moved to Billings in January 1955. Arthur worked from 1957 until his retirement in 2005 in the investment and insurance field. He was a member of many organizations: Sons of Norway, American Legion and American Legion Baseball. Arthur was also a very active and longtime member of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters and one brother. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy; one son, James (Christi); daughter Sharon Thompson (Bill); five wonderful grandchildren, Adam, Ashley, Hannah, Matthew and Rachel. They also have seven beautiful great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A small graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, at the Yellowstone National Cemetery in Laurel.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: RiverStone Health Hospice, 123 S. 27th St., Billings, MT 59101; American Legion Post 123, 720 S. Fourth St., Laurel, MT 59044.

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  1. Dottie & family, We were sad to read of Arts passing. Praying for peace and comfort for all of you. We are happy we got to know you and Art through the guys coffee group! Tom and Kathy Weichel

  2. Dottie and Family

    We are sending our love and prayers to all of you for peace in your broken heart during this time of sorrow. We will miss our dear friend Knudtie who was so much fun and made us all laugh. He had that rare and special gift of laughter. We will really miss him but cherish the memories.
    Cliff & Barbie Ingram

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