AVON PARK, Fla. -- Shirley A. Knudsen, 66, Avon Park, Fla., and formerly of Brainerd, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. When she lived in Brainerd, she was president of St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary, chairman of Camp Confidence Celebrity Golf Tournament, a school board member and was an active member of St. Francis Church and Ladies Guild. She participated in many fundraisers for golf and bowling. She was a member of Pinecrest Country Club and retired in Pinecrest Villas in Avon Park.
Survivors include her husband, Richard L. Knudsen, Avon Park, Fla.; two sons, Scott Knudsen, Escondido, Calif., and Guy Knudsen, Orlando, Fla.; two daughters, Deborah Hunter, Naples, Fla., and Nan Hawley, Emily; eight grandchildren; three brothers, Harold and Raymond Ahrndt, both of Minneapolis, and Henry Ahrndt, New York, N.Y.; and a sister, Lorna Knutson, Danvers.
Services were recently conducted at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church of Avon Park. A memorial service in Brainerd will be conducted at a later date. Memorials are preferred to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church or Good Shepherd Hospice of Highlands County, Fla.
Arrangements were with Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home of Avon Park, Fla.
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