Chet A. Knutson, 48, of Lake Mills, IA, formerly of Albert Lea, MN, passed away July 31, 2017. Chet died unexpectedly of a heart attack at his home in Lake Mills. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home in Albert Lea. Rev. Dwight Netzer will officiate. Interment will be at a later date at Hillcrest Cemetery. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.
Chet was born October 15, 1968 to Larry Knutson and LaVonne (Christensen) Knutson at Naeve Hospital in Albert Lea. Chet attended schools in Hayward and Albert Lea and graduated from A.L.H.S. in 1987. He also attended Riverland in Albert Lea and Austin Community College. Chet always loved sports and played varsity football and baseball both in high school and at A.C.C. He also was an avid reader and loved movies.
Chet was preceded in death by his mother LaVonne in 2010 and grandparents on both sides. He is survived by his dad, Larry; stepmother, Lyn; brother, Matt (Jennifer); niece, Elianna; nephew, Tanner; along with many other loving relatives and friends.