1923 — 2015
Beth Knudson, 91, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Brookstone Acres in Columbus.
The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 24, 11:00 A.M. at Highland Park Evangelical Free Church with Pastor Mike Escen officiating.
Interment will be in the Oakdale Cemetery, Oakdale, Nebraska, on Tuesday at 3:00 P.M.
Visitation will be on Monday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the Gass Haney Funeral Home and on Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. at the church.
Etta Beth Knudson was born October 17, 1923, in Elgin, Nebraska, to Oliver and Gertrude (Trenery) Carmichael. She attended district school in Antelope County and graduated from Elgin High School. Beth then attended Wayne State Teachers College and then graduated from school of Cosmetology and Barbering in Grand Island. On September 25, 1949, Beth was united in marriage to James Knudson in Newman Grove, Nebraska. After moving to Columbus, Beth opened Beths Beauty Shop, which she operated for many years. Beth enjoyed all types of painting and teaching others her skills. Beth was a member of Highland Park Evangelical Free Church.
Beth is survived by many nieces and nephews, and one brother-in-law.
She was preceded in death by: Parents: Oliver and Gertrude Carmichael;
Husband: James Knudson; and Sister: Ima Rose Barrett
Condolences may be sent to www.gasshaney.com