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Steven Knutson

January 26, 1963 — August 11, 2021

Wausau

Steven L. Knutson, age 58 of Wausau passed away unexpectedly at his home.

He was born on January 26, 1963 in Duluth, MN, son of David Olson and Nancy Androsky.  At a young age he was adopted by Lloyd and Magdalena Knutson, and they raised him in Frederick, WI.

Music and guitars were Steve’s passion in life. He played guitar and backup vocals for many different bands throughout his life. His friends would describe him as a Great friend, talented musician, and a crazy fun-loving guy.

In 2003, at the age of 40, his life would change forever. He went from an only child, to the phone call of a lifetime. Steve had 7 siblings! He treasured each and every one of us, as we did him.

Steven worked for Gordon Aluminum in Wausau for many years.

Survivors include his father, David Olson of AZ; his seven siblings, Ronda (Franklin) Micu of AZ, Randy (Sarah) Olson of AZ, Jamie (Mike) Haakinson of IA, Kelly Christensen of WI, Brent (Renay) Olson of AZ, Jill (Paul) Hoye of MN, and Billy Christensen of WI; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Christensen, and his adoptive parents Lloyd and Magdalena Knutson.

A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce St. Wausau.  Visitation will be from 12:00 P.M. until the time of service all on Friday at the funeral home.

You may leave messages and condolences for his family by visiting helke.com.

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Friday, August 20, 2021

12:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401

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Celebration of Life

Friday, August 20, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401

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