November 21, 1923 - December 21, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM Monday, December 28th, 2015 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, St. Cloud for Lorraine R. Knutson, 92 who died Monday at the Country Manor Assisted Living, Sartell. Rev. Greg Leiser will officiate and burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud. Friends and family may call one hour prior to services at the church in St. Cloud.

Lorraine was born in Geneseo, North Dakota to John and Agnes (Nogowski) Bauch. She married Charles A. Knutson on January 4, 1944 in North Dakota. Lorraine was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, St. Peter’s Christian Woman, the Daughters of Isabella and the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary. Lorraine was a homemaker who loved her children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She was an excellent cook who loved preparing family meals. She enjoyed playing any kind of card game, jigsaw puzzles and crafts. Lorraine was an all-around nice lady who cared about everyone and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her children, David (JoAnn) of New Port Richey, FL, Beverly (Lawrence) Freihammer of St. Cloud, Charles (Roberta) of Park Rapids, Myron (Jean) of Fargo, ND, Robert (Cheryl Benjamin) of Pierz; daughter in law, Barb Freihammer of Sauk Rapids; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband (July 1980); son, Peter and brothers, Lloyd, James, Lorne and John Bauch.

Memorials are preferred to St. Jude Childrens Hospital or Boys Town.

A special thank you to the staff at Country Manor Assisted Living and St. Cloud Hospital Hospice.