ELLIS CARL KNUTSONPosted: October 18th, 2018
1929 – 2018
Ellis leaves behind to forever cherish his loving memory, his family Bev and Myles Marchand, Aaron (Aria, Aurora), Alison and Tyler Corbett (Willow), Wayne and Sal Knutson, Ryan, Brent and Terri Knutson (Cadence, Austin, Brooklyn), Danielle and Ashley Sasbrink-Harkema (Korben, Nolan, and Harper), Barry and Chris Knutson, Colin Knutson (Ashlee, husband Ty, and Teague), Matt and Tracie Knutson (Peyton, Avery, and Brynn). He is predeceased by his loving wife Lorraine, parents Carl and Ella Knutson, brother Don (Gert) Knutson, sisters Eileen (King) Mathiason, and Clarice (Don) Jahr.
Ellis was a retired school teacher, he taught in various locations in rural Saskatchewan for almost forty years. His profession enriched the lives of many students. Ellis and Lorraine moved to Chitek Lake after retirement, then to North Battleford, and eventually to Saskatoon. Chitek Lake became a summer home for Ellis and Lorraine. Ellis was an avid gardener and fisherman. He enjoyed being with his family and visiting with friends.
The family wishes to thank the staff at St. Paul’s Palliative Care ward for the compassionate care Ellis received during his time there. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the St. Paul’s Hospital Palliative Care Unit. 1702 – 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK, S7M 0Z9.
The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Acadia-McKague’s Funeral Centre (915 Acadia Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan).
Private interment to be held at a later date.