Augustin (Gus) Trottier, age 84, died Monday, March 28, 2005 in Villa Maria, Fargo.
Augustin (Gus) Trottier was born on February 18, 1921 at Wild Rice, ND, the son of Eugene and Louiselle (Sauvageau) Trottier. He grew up by St. Benedict and attended school at St. Joseph’s Academy in St. Benedict. Augustin Trottier and Jeanne Pronovost were married at St. Benedict Church May 15, 1944. They operated a grain and dairy farm near Horace until retiring in 1982. They moved to Fargo in 1991 spent winters in Arizona and summers in Fargo.
Gus was a charter member of the Milk Stabilization Board, charter member and past president of Senior Citizens, Hickson, ND, a member of the Foresters at St. Benedict, the Elks, and the Eagles, charter member and member of the board of directors for Horace Volunteer Fire Department.
He enjoyed playing cards, gardening, fishing, trips to the casino, Breakfast Club at Sunmart in
Fargo and Sunland in Arizona, and mixed bowling league. He especially enjoyed time with family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his children: Sharon (George) Richard, Fargo, ND, Thomas ( Doris) Trottier, Niverville, MB, Canada, Terrence (Wendy) Trottier, West Fargo, ND, Kathleen (Michael) Vandrovec, Fargo, ND, Daniel (Kathi) Trottier, rural Horace, ND, Linda (Terry) Tegtmeier, Fargo, ND, Darla (Dave) Erdmann, rural Horace, ND; two brothers – Sylvio (Eleanor), Fargo, ND and Roland, Albuquerque, NM; three sisters, Alida (Wally) Utke, Lillian (Roland) Cossette, and Rose Lohr, all Fargo, ND; sisters-in-law, Aldea Tessier, Fargo, ND and Marie Fosteson, Las Vegas, Nevada; brothers-in-law, Henry Pronovost and Julien Pronovost, both Horace, ND; his grandchildren, Tim (Shelly) Richard, Fargo, ND, Matthew Richard, Fargo, ND, Mark (Kia) Richard, Peoria, IL, James (Dina) Richard, Rapid City, SD, Sara Richard, Fargo, ND, Terry (Valerie) Trottier, England, Michael Trottier, Fargo, Jennifer (Kent) Kraiter, West Fargo, ND, Cory (Sally) Trottier, Fargo, ND, Heidi (Patrick) Nicklay, Rosemount, MN, Jason (Barb) Trottier, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Bryan Trottier, Niverville, MB, Canada, Jeri (Wayne) Nomeland, Thief River Falls, MN, Shawn (Christa) Vandrovec, Lincoln, NE, Shanda (Denny) Gustafson, Fargo, ND, Mandi (Jeremy) Walker, Belgrade, MT, Summer Tegtmeier, Duluth, MN, Noelle Tegtmeier, Bemidji, MN, Terrand Tegtmeier, Fargo, ND, Bruce Erdmann, Horace, ND, and Dylan Erdmann, Horace, ND; great grandchildren, Ashley Gagner, Tori and Taylor Trottier, Connor Richard, Kiara Richard, Hannah Sherrill, Abbie and Alex Nomeland (Big Al), Sydney Trottier, Carson Richard, Rylie and Hunter Gustafson, Judson Walker, and Owen Nicklay.
He was preceded in death by his wife Jeanne in 2000; his daughter, Phyllis Dahlen, and a granddaughter, Angela Tegtmeier.
Visitation: Thursday 5-7 p.m. – St. Benedict Catholic Church, Horace, ND
Prayer Service:Thursday 7 p.m. – St. Benedict Catholic Church
Funeral: Friday 10 a.m. – St. Benedict Catholic Church
Burial:St. Benedict Cemetery – Horace, ND
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND
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