Ronnie Knudsen, 86, of Paducah, passed away at 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Knudsen was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, a retired electrician and an avid golfer, a member of Paxton Park Golf Course and a WWII U.S. Navy veteran.
Mr. Knudsen is survived by his wife, Mary Katherine Poat Knudsen; one daughter, Ann Poole and husband Raymond of Paducah; one son, Al Knudsen and wife Dana of Paducah; two grandsons, Ronnie Poole and Ian Poole; two granddaughters, Jensen Knudsen and Sarah Poole, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Luksic; three brothers, Gale Knudsen, Philip Knudsen, and Charles Knudsen. His parents were Gaylord Gordon Knudsen and Cornelia Ida Weisz Knudsen.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15, 2012, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church with Rev. Brian Roby officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
The Knudsen family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Prayers will be said at 6:00 p.m.
You may light a candle of remembrance and leave a message of sympathy at www.milnerandorr.com.