NILES ALAN KNUTSON, 64, OF SPARTA
May 29, 2018
Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Niles A. Knutson, passed away peacefully on May 29 at the VA Medical Center in Tomah, having succumbed after 10 years to his recently identified illness of Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA).
He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Arla Mae Knutson of Prairie Farm, WI; and brother, Norman Woods of Fridley, MN.
He is survived by Marcia, his wife of 46 years; three sons, Cory (Libby and grandson Evan) of Eau Claire, Christopher of Sparta, and Anthony (Brianna) of Sparta; as well as two brothers, Gary (Ila) of Prairie Farm and Dale (Dawn) of Glen Allen, VA.
Niles retired as a Major in the Army and in 2014 from the Army Civil Service at Fort McCoy.
A private burial is planned.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Marcia Knutson, PO Box 3, Sparta, WI 54656. Memorials, so indicated, will be given in his memory to the Veteran’s Assistance Foundation.
“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His faithful servants.” Psalm 116:15 NIV