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Ronald Vernon Knudsen

July 26, 1943 - March 31, 2021

Obituary For Ronald Vernon Knudsen

Ronald “Ron” Vernon Knudsen died peacefully at KU Medical Hospital on March 31, 2021 in Kansas City, Kansas at the age of 77.

Ron is survived by his children Darrin (Dawn) Knudsen of Gretna, Nebraska; Jon (Nikki) Knudsen of Roca, Nebraska; Kari Murray of Lincoln, Nebraska; Brian (Kathrine) Knudsen of Atchison, Kansas; Jason (Amanda) Knudsen of Lincoln, Nebraska. Grandchildren: Kayla, Kyle, Alexa, Tyler, Ashley, Jay, Trey, Frances, Michael, Elijah, Kash, Laney, and Bode. Siblings: Judy (Lanny) Jacobsen of Iowa, Jeanette Nielsen of Iowa, and Claire Drizness of Iowa. He is preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Hazel Knudsen of Elk Horn, Iowa and his sister Kathy Knudsen of Elk Horn, Iowa.

Ron Knudsen was born on July 26, 1943 in Atlantic, Iowa to Vernon and Hazel Knudsen. He graduated from Dana College. Ron worked for Orscheln’s Farm and Home for many years before retiring. He also served in the U.S. Army. Ron really enjoyed buying/selling antiques.

A memorial is scheduled for April 9, 2021 1:00 P.M. at New Life Assembly of God, 1004 S 5th Street, Atchison, Kansas for immediate family attendance because of Covid restrictions with a reception to follow. There will be a virtual viewing of the memorial service of those who can not attend on the New Life assembly of God’s facebook page. Pastor Kenny Watkins will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Ron’s life. Flowers and condolences may be sent to 624 Kearney Street, Atchison, Kansas 66002.

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