Ken passed away peacefully with his family by his side in Everett Washington on February 2, 2012.
Ken was born in Edam, Saskatchewan on October 12, 1943 to William & Bertha (Letourneau) Knutson. He was the eldest of 4 children growing up in New Westminster, British Columbia. This is where he met and married his wife Anne. They moved to Port Alberni, BC in 1965 where they raised their 3 sons.
Ken was hard working, energetic and had a passion for business. He became a partner in Mars Contracting. After 16 years of logging Ken & Anne purchased Costa Lotta Campground & Mobile Home Park in Qualicum Beach, and eventually started Qualicum Rivers Fishing Resort at Winter Harbour.
He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Anne. Sons Bill (Gina), Rob (Kandace) and Steve (Kari) along with his 8 Grandchildren whom he adored: Willy, Whitney, Wyatt, Mikaela, Adason, Kaylie, Connor & Justin.
He will also be remembered and missed by his 2 sisters, brother, nieces, nephews and many friends.
A Celebration Of Life will be held in Parksville, BC at the Parksville Community Centre located at 132 E. Jensen Ave. Saturday February 25, 2012 at 1:00pm.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Prostrate Cancer Foundation BC, at #4-17918 55th Ave Surrey BC V3S 6C8 or to a charity of your choice.