Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Glenn A. Knudsen

Glenn A. Knudsen, age 67, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011, and now is reunited with the love of his life, Jane E. Knudsen. She preceded him in death May 12, 2011.

Glenn was born in Racine, December 3, 1943, son of the late Einer and Margaret (Nee: Jenspy) Knudsen. Glenn was a 1962 graduate of Washington Park High School.

On August 15, 1970, Glenn was united in marriage to Jane E. Jorgensen. With their partners, Glenn and Jane owned and operated Parkside Produce stores in Racine and Kenosha for many years. Glenn was a Racine Alderman for several years before moving to North Bay. Glenn was a wine collector who also enjoyed gourmet cooking, world traveling, politics and attending Racine Symphony concerts.

With Jane, Glenn was a lifelong resident and generously supported many Racine charities with time and money. He will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his brother-in-law, Jim Jorgensen (Lisa Busby) of Palomar Park, CA; nephews and niece, Scott (Ronit) Jorgensen, Danny Jorgensen, Katie (Dan) Setterby and Cannon Bonar; other relatives and many dear friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 25, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Dr. Warren Williams officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m.

803 Main St., Racine   (262) 634-7888

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