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1935 Audrey 2010

Audrey Knain

June 4, 1935 — December 28, 2010

Audrey Knain, 75, of Minot, North Dakota formerly of Northwood, North Dakota died Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at Trinity Health Center in Minot.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm, Monday, January 3, 2011 at the Northwood Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northwood with burial in the Northwood City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday and the Bilden Funeral Home from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm and one hour prior to services in the church.

Audrey Stamness was born June 4, 1935 at the Northwood, North Dakota the daughter of Andrew and Thonetta (Twenge) Stamness. She was raised there and graduated from Northwood High School in 1955. She then attended the North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton for two years. In 1965 she was united in marriage to Allan Knain in Northwood. They established their home there and Mr. Knain died in August of 1983. Audrey continued to make her home in Northwood until moving to Minot in 1997.

She was a member of the Northwood Evangelical Lutheran Church. Audrey enjoyed embroidering and gardening.

She is survived by her daughter, Leah (Troy) Erickson of Minot, North Dakota; grandsons, Travis and Trevor Erickson; brother, Andrew (Charlene) Stamness of Northwood, North Dakota; sisters: Marlene (Marvin) Hoerauf of Huron, South Dakota and Ruth (Gerald) Thingelstad of Northwood, North Dakota; step-sons: Wayne (Inez) Knain of Grand Forks, North Dakota and Terry (Barb) Knain of Fargo, North Dakota; step-daughters, Yvonne (Robert) Gilbertson of Grand Forks, North Dakota and Frances (John) Wood of Las Vegas, Nevada and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Allan; step-sons, Eugene, Douglas and Wesley Knain and step-daughters, Gwendolyn Colbert and Mildred Hannem.

The Bilden Funeral Home of Northwood is assisting the family with arrangements.

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