‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Audrey's visitation.

Audrey Knain

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.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Audrey Knain, please visit our flower store.


Leah, I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom. It's sad losing a parent. Surround yourselves with loved ones and take care of yourself. Please know you and your family are in our prayers. Love Tami

Tami Rood Dec 31 2010 12:00 AM

Wayne and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Teresa Kaercher Dec 31 2010 12:00 AM

Leah: We are sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with your family as you grieve the loss of Audrey! The memories you carry of your mother will hopefully give you peace.

Kristin (Johnson) Povilonis Dec 31 2010 12:00 AM

Leah and Troy, My deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother. You've always taken such good care of her and she'll be greatly missed. We will keep your family in prayer. Blessings, Ericka (Johnson) Anderson

Ericka (Johnson) Anderson Dec 30 2010 12:00 AM