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Knudsen, Michael W. July 12, 1951 - September 19, 2022

Michael W. Knudsen, 71 of Hackettstown, NJ, passed away at home on September 19, 2022. Born in Dansville, NY, Michael was the son of the late Oscar & Alice Price Knudsen. Michael grew up in Hornell, NY, four days after his High School graduation he joined the United States Navy. After his service to the U.S. Navy, he began his working career as a mason then moved on to driving a truck for the former Welsh Farms of Long Valley, NJ. Michael later established Knundsen & Son Trucking, a tractor trailer hauling business. His final career was with the Morris County Road Department from which he retired several years ago.

Michael was a member of the Chester NJ. American Legion and AVANT Post 1776 of Long Valley, NJ. and attended Highlands Presbyterian Church, Schooley’s Mountain, NJ. Since his retirement, Michael and his beloved wife of 51 years, Anna have enjoyed travelling and enjoying their winter home in Fort Meyers, Fla.

In addition to his beloved wife Anna, Michael is survived by one son Paul Knudsen (Candice) and one daughter, Kristina Wohlers (Jason). Three loving grandchildren, Kailey, Alexis and Jason, Jr.

A visitation will take place on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ, 07840. An 11:00am Funeral Services will be on Friday at the Highlands Presbyterian Church, Schooley’s Mountain, NJ. Interment will take place at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Chester, NJ. The Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ, 07840 is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.cochranfuneral.com

In Lieu of flowers, please consider donation to the following:  AVAWT – Post 1776 P. O. Box 132, Schooley’s Mountain, NJ  07870-0132 or to Chester AL, P.O. Box 342, Chester, NJ 07930 in memory of Michael.

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    Barbara Shaw says

    Dear Anna & family, Such sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless you and keep you in His care.
    Love, Barbara

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    Peg Russack says

    Dear Anna and family, so sorry to hear this news. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Peg (Sheldon) Russack

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    Joe Lake says

    Dear Anna, Paul and Krisy we are so sorry about Mike. I saw him just the other day. He seemed fine. Always friendly and a pleasure to talk to.
    I hope you know what a wonderful life the three of you gave him. He was a proud husband and father. May the Lord Himself comfort you.
    In Sincere sympathy, Joe and Janet Lake

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    Chick and Linda Dimiceli says

    So sad to hear of the passing of Mike Have a life time of funny stories with him.He was one of a kind I always will remember some of our times together God bless c

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    Bonnie says

    Anna, I just read of Mike’s passing–my Prayers are with you and your family. Bonnie (Schall) and Mike Ross.

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    COURTNEY says

    Anna, I am so sorry for your loss. He was an amazing man to me and my father. My prayers are with you and the family. Rest assure he is with Dad causing trouble. Courtney Caballero (Beam)

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    Heather Lamberson says

    I’m so sorry to hear about Mike. I have so many great memories of him from my childhood. Just know he’s up there with my dad having a good old time. If you guys need anything I’m here for you!

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    Karen Watters says

    Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

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      Diane Nordberg says

      Anna, so so sorry for the loss of your husband…my prayers and love are with you and your family 🙏

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    Nancy Salvatore says

    Anna, Paul and Krissy The roads in heaven are in much better shape now with Mike, Randy and Fred up there. An angel will be watching over you always.

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    Jack Edsall says

    Anna,
    My sincere condolences to you and your family. Visiting with you and Mike was always a joy. You two welcomed me into your home on many times and through the years considered you more friends than clients, and continue to do so to this day. Find comfort in family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Jack

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    Diane Nordberg says

    Anna, so so sorry for the loss of your husband…my prayers and love are with you and your family 🙏

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