Knudsen, Ruth Isabell (nee Avery)
Peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the age of 90. Beloved wife of Karl. Dear mother of Margaret Knudsen (Steve Cooke), Peder (Stephanie Maxwell), William (Crystal Rivers), John (Ginnine) Knudsen. Cherished Grandmother Farmor, and Bedstemor of Avery, Elgin & Leighton Cooke, Tannor Pilatzke, Carleigh, Kade (Leah), Riley, Samantha, Alexandra and David Knudsen. Great-Grandma to Meadow Knudsen. Born and raised in Little Britain, she became a teacher and taught in Brampton at McHugh Public School before moving to Grand Valley to farm. After a successful hog operation, she moved to Markdale and then back to Orangeville. Fondly remembered by family and friends both in Canada and Denmark. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Headwaters Health Care Centre, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.
Visitation will be held at the Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre, 21 First St., Orangeville on Sunday, December 29, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
A tree will be planted in memory of Ruth in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com
Friday December 27th 2019
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Ruth Knudsen Friday December 27th 2019..
Décès pour la Ville:Orangeville, Province: Ontario