John Milton Knutson

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

John Milton Knutson, 67, passed away on Nov. 9, 2021, in Great Falls of natural causes. John was born in Great Falls to Milton and Agnes (Hodik) Knutson. He grew up in Windham, attending school there and in Stanford where he graduated in 1973. In 2004, John moved to Lewistown pursuing work in mechanics. He found employment at Fergus Auto Parts where he worked until the time of his death. He was united in marriage to Nancy Bucklin on Oct. 2, 2015 in Lewistown. They enjoyed going on adventures such as camping, fishing, and short road trips together.

John greatly enjoyed farming and ranching with his family. His other enjoyment was auto body work, which he was excellent at.

John was preceded by his parents, and one sister, Betty Knutson.

John is survived by his wife, Nancy, of Lewistown; son Adam (Nicole) Knutson of Stanford; brother Jim Knutson of Stanford; sisters Kay Vallory and Andrea Paulin both of Boise, Idaho; grandson J.J. Knutson of Stanford; step-children Robyn, Jesse, and Matt Young.

At John’s requests no services will be held and cremation has taken place with a private committal to be held at a later date. Cloyd Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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