Telores Knutson, 87, of Albert Lea

Published 9:15 am Monday, October 25, 2010

Funeral services for Telores Knutson, 87, of Albert Lea will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel Baker will officiate. Interment will be at the Round Prairie Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service. To sign the guest book, go to

Telores Knutson

Telores died Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, at St. John’s Lutheran Home.

Telores O. Knutson was born Nov. 5, 1922, the daughter of Albert and Gena (Anderson) Nesset. She grew up in the Glenville area attending country school. On April 27, 1941, Telores was united in marriage to Henry Knutson in Albert Lea.

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Telores spent many years as a member of Round Prairie Lutheran Church; after Hank passed away she joined First Lutheran Church of Albert Lea. She spent a short period of time waitressing at Skyline café, spent many years working as a Tupperware dealer and enjoyed being a housewife.

Telores was a member of the Son’s of Norway where she was active in choir and the Uffda band. She enjoyed cooking, baking, fishing, hunting, yard work and gardening, especially strawberries and raspberries. Telores enjoyed life very much, entertaining, and visiting family, friends and those in nursing homes. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, grandson, family and friends

Survivors include her daughter, Margaret Rogge; grandson, Brian (Sharon) Rogge; great-grandchildren, Courtney and Brandon Rogge; brother, Arlen Nesset; sisters: LaVina (Ray) Tovar and Clarise Nesset; and many nieces and nephews.

Telores was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law, Robert Rogge; sisters: Arlene Williamson, Eleanor Williamson and Bernice Wikoren; brothers: Kenneth Nesset and Arthur Nesset.