Halvard Knutson

June 23, 1926 – April 8, 2013

 

Halvard Knutson of Castlegar, B.C. passed away peacefully at Talarico Place on April 8, 2013.

 

Hal was born in Aamle, Norway.  He was a WWII Para-trooper, then a Smoke Jumper.  He later graduated with a Forestry degree from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and worked in the Forestry field for 30 years as a Conservation Officer and at retirement as a Regional Director in the Dept. of Natural Resources in Northern Saskatchewan.  

 

Left to mourn his loss are his wife Jean and children Danny (Sharon), David (Corinne) , and Lorna Webb.  Grandchildren Kenny, Kristin, Eric (Chantelle), Ian, Nicole and Mathew and great grandchildren Kenny, Tyler and Mathew.  He was predeceased by his brother Jerry and is survived by his sister Ella Martin in Penticton. 

 

Hal’s fighting spirit was an inspiration to all over the last couple years.  May there be many golf games to be played in heaven. 

 

A celebration of life was held with the immediate family.

 

Special thanks to all for their thoughts, prayers,

cards and calls.

 

Sarah Greenwood of Castlegar Funeral

Chapel in care of cremation arrangements.


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