In Memory: Arvid Knudtson ‘50, ‘54, ‘57

Arvid Knudtson '50, '54, '57, prominent CFANS graduate and winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award for alumni, passed away on May 26, 2017. Born in Chisholm, Minnesota, Arvid will be remembered as a savvy businessman, admired mentor, loving father and adored husband. Arvid began a lifelong affair with academics at Hibbing Junior College, where he worked towards a bachelor's degree and ran a feed store. He then moved to Minneapolis to complete his degree at the University of Minnesota. He would go on to receive a master's degree as well as a Doctorate in Agricultural Economics at the U.

Arvid held many prominent positions at national banks during his career, and spent ample time volunteering and counseling during his retirement. He served on numerous boards, including Michael's foods, and aided in the growth of many new businesses. Arvid will be missed by his wife Janice and two sons, Gordon and David.

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