William LeRoy Knutson 78 of Greeley passed away July 26, 2019 at NCMC.
He was born October 4, 1940 in Hudson, WI. to Carl W. and Margaret (Utter) Knutson Sr., the youngest of 3 children.
Bill grew up in Hudson and graduated from Hudson High School before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force, serving 21 years before retiring and living in Greeley.
After retiring from the Air Force Bill worked in the oil fields, Sears Automotive, and at NCMC for many years. He was an avid car collector, refurbishing many cars and trucks, his favorite being Ford built. He also enjoyed owning and riding his beloved motorcycles, especially his Harley Davidson’s, with his friends and family.
Survivors include his son, Michael; his sister, Genevieve (Wayne) Nord; former wife. Henrietta Schledwitz; nieces and nephew, Marianne Matzke, Cathy Casavant, Jane Knutson-Riege, Carolyn Border, Pam,Todd and Cindi Nord, along with dear friends; Ernie Kallsen, Willie, Sandi, Eric and Niki Elder as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.
Along with numerous other friends throughout the years he will be dearly remembered for all the great times and warm laughter he shared with all.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Carl Knutson Jr., Uncle Lloyd Knutson and Betty Knutson, whom he loved dearly.
Private family services will be held following cremation.
Friends may leave condolences at AdamsonCares.com.