Mabel Lousie Knutson, 94, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on August 30, 2014, at Golden Living Center-Dorchester. She was born on July 19, 1920, in Sister Bay to Richard and Emma (Hoefert) Kalms. On January 1, 1941, she married Kristen Harold Knudsen in Evanston, Illinois. Mabel loved to sew, cook, read, and especially bake. She also loved animals, especially dogs.
Survivors include three children, Kaye Knutson, Sturgeon Bay; Daniel (Suzy) Knutson, Iron Ridge, WI; Kathleen (Sam) Cassity, Sturgeon Bay; four grandchildren, Kelly Burch, Kristen Knutson, Robb and Adam Gessert; four great-grandchildren, Maxwell, Mason, Grant, and Sophia; God-children; and a dear friend, Jerilyn (Tom) Fischer. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother and sisters; and 3 brothers-in-law; and 3 sisters-in-law.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at Bay View Lutheran Church with Rev. Timothy Malek and Rev. Jerry Groth officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Hainesville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Bay View Lutheran Church.