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1934 Glenn 2023

Glenn Knutz

April 28, 1934 — March 28, 2023



Glenn Gene Knutz went to be with our Lord and Savior on March 28, 2023. Glenn passed of natural causes at the age of 88. Glenn was the first of 5-siblings born. Glenn was born on April 28, 1934 in Denver Colorado, to Emil and Izeta Knutz. Glenn joined the Air Force in 1954 right after getting his GED in California. Glenn spent the next several years in the military until his honorable discharge in 1962. 


Glenn had a passion for airplane and 18 wheelers, or which he made it a career, until he retired at the age of 78. Glenn would state regularly that is his legs still worked he would still be driving. 


Glenn was a very loving and giving man. He was honored to have found the love of his life, Martha who passed of cancer. 


Glenn was fortunate enough to have find his 2nd soul mate, Arlene (Jewell) some years later, of which passed in February 2022, also to cancer. Of which Glenn moved to Idaho shortly thereafter. 


Glenn spent his final days making models of semi-trucks and traveling to his favorite place, Pine, Idaho, where he just sat outdoors and enjoyed the scenery, and spent time with his favorite nephew Sean (Anna) Knutz. Glenn enjoyed nothing more than family. He loved to watch the Great great nieces play. He loved them so much. 


Glenn is survived by his son Michael (Janis) Knutz of San Lorenzo, California, his Grandson Nicholas (Rosalba) of Tracy, California, Grandson Travis Knutz of Merced, California, stepsons, and stepdaughters, Granddaughter Britiny (Josh) Corona, of North Dakota, his sister Beverly Coffman, of Oakdale, California, and his sister Sharon Querantes of King City, California, and many nieces and nephews. 


Glenn is proceeded in death by both of his wives, Martha and Arlene Knutz, his daughter in Law, Rhea Knutz, his parents, Emil and Izeta Knutz, his sister June Holliday, his brother Jimmy Knutz, his brother in law Philip Coffman, and a nephew.


We will be celebrating Glenn’s life at a later date. The family would like to express our appreciation for the support and services of all the Visions Hospice and Home Health staff, especially “Kim” 


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