Irene Ann (Holtze) Knutson was born in Eau Claire, Wis., in 1935, and passed away Jan. 15, 2019. She grew up in Tomah and was a graduate of Luther College (Decorah) where she studied music. She taught many piano students in the Twin Cities where she raised her family.
Husband, Richard, and son, Steven preceded her in death. She leaves behind daughter, Rhonda Grobe and her husband, Steve; granddaughter Guinevere; daughter-in-law, Brenda Knutson; and grandsons, Christopher and Spencer.
Memorial service was Jan. 22 at Westwood Lutheran Church, 9001 Cedar Lake Rd., St. Louis Park. Please consider a donation to the Luther College or the University of Minnesota Music Program. Washburn-McReavy.com Glen Haven Chapel.