Geneva H. Knudson

Service

Date: Sat, January 23, 2016
Start time: 12:00 pm
Location:
Tonini Funeral Home
Address:
2135 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa
Arrangements By:
Tonini Funeral Home

Visitation

Date: Sat, January 23, 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:
Tonini Funeral Home
Address:
2135 SW 9th, Des Moines

Geneva H. Knudson

May 20, 1927 - January 20, 2016

Geneva Hope Knudson, 88, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2016 surrounded by her family. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. at Tonini Funeral Home. Her family will greet relatives and friends one hour before the service.

Geneva was born on May 20, 1927 to Harry and Else Cowden. She married Robert Knudson on June 4, 1949. After living in Corydon for 21 years, they moved to Des Moines and ran the Valley Bait Store for 27 years. Geneva was a lifetime member of P.E.O. She loved playing games like Scrabble and watching sports. She especially enjoyed watching the Golden State Warriors and the Chicago Bulls. She loved cooking and baking for her family, especially around the holidays.

Geneva is survived by her husband of 66 years, Bob; children, Karen (Denny) Kingsley, and Jim (Kelly) Knudson; daughter-in-law, Darcy Shaw; grandchildren, Jenny (Ryan) Morales, Katie Kingsley, Trisha (Aaron) Peden, Bob (Kyla) Knudson, Bill (Samantha) Knudson, and Dylan Knudson; great grandchildren, Zoey, Kenzie, Ulysses, Derek, and Layla. She was preceded in death by her son, Robert Kent; and sister, Gloria Burnett.

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