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Rev. Jerry Knudsen

Obituary Date: Sunday, January 8, 2023

Rev. Jerry Knudsen, age 85, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2023. He was preceded in death by parents, Ken and Irene Knudsen and sister, Regina Hunt. Rev. Knudsen is survived by his wife of 62½ years, Rhea Marie Knudsen of Sugar Hill; daughter, Jerry L. Butcher of Sugar Hill; son, Steven Shelley Knudsen of Sugar Hill; grandchildren, Ken Knudsen II, Kelsea Knudsen, Kyler Knudsen, Kevin Knudsen, Justin Butcher, Rebekah Butcher; great grandchildren, Charlie Knudsen, Maisie Knudsen, Michael Knudsen; sister, Kay Ann (Steve) Vail of Crescent City, CA; and several nieces and nephews.  Rev. Knudsen was born on September 14, 1937 in Sac City, Iowa. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served for three years. He was a 1955 graduate of Del Norte High School in Crescent City, a 1985 graduate of Marylhurst University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree. Rev. Knudsen was a retired minister from Four Square Church. He was a banker for twenty years before becoming an ordained minister.  His ministry began in Evanston, WY and continued until 2017. Rev. Knudsen was an avid fisherman, loving to fly fish. He enjoyed watching the San Francisco 49ers football team. And he traveled as an evangelist all over the world. A service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to Reminder Ministry, 5280 Regency Lake Ct, Sugar Hill, GA  30518.

To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at  Arrangements By: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770) 932-1133.

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