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Cozad Resident: Alan C. Knudsen, Age 79

(1941-2020)
Thursday, November 12, 2020
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Alan C. Knudsen

Alan Carl Knudsen, age 79 of Cozad, passed away November 2nd, 2020 at Emerald Care Nursing Home in Cozad.

He was born on November 2nd, 1941 in Lexington, Ne braska to Carl and Nina (Rasmussen) Knudsen. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cozad and was also a lifelong member. Alan graduated from Cozad High School in 1960 and immediately enlisted in the United States Navy. He served our country until he was honorably discharged after serving in Sicily and France. Alan served in the National Guard from 1974 until 1982. He was a self-employed farmer for several years and then worked at New Holland until his retirement. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a longtime member of Cozad’s Elks Lodge.

Alan’s family includes his son; Chris (Loni) Knudsen of Cozad, his daughter; Michelle (Bud) Mondt of Funk, and his sister; Lana (Alan) Moeller of Lincoln. Alan has 5 grandchildren, Logan (Whitney) Knudsen of Yutan, Dane (Megan) Knudsen of Aurora IL, Garrett Skow of Kearney, Payden (Logan) Hunke of Cozad, and Max Skow of Holdrege. He also has 4 great grandchildren Soren, Abbott, and Niels Knudsen and Dante Skow. Alan was preceded in death by his parents, brother-in-law, Hoot Gibson, and sister, Judy Gibson. Memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church. Online condolences may by shared at berrymanfuneralhome.com. A private family graveside service was held on Thursday, November 5th, 2020. Berryman Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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