March 13, 2016
- 7:00 PM
March 13, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
March 14, 2016
- 11:00 AM
Marcell A. Grandbois, 84, Fargo passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley and surrounded by his family.
Marcell was born July 16, 1931 in St. Benedict, ND to Louis and Olia (Cossette) Grandbois. He attended country school south of Fargo. The family moved to Fargo in 1948. He began working for Fargo Paper in 1950 as a warehouse man. He was drafted into the Army in 1952. He served in Korea, where he served for 17 ½ months. Marcell married Angeline Critelli on May 28, 1952 in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Fargo. The couple made their home in Fargo. After he was honorably discharged in 1954 he returned to Fargo where he worked for Fargo Paper, later known as Cole Paper, as a warehouse manager. He retired in 1992. Angeline died in 1994. He married Phyllis Mund in December 1998 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, West Fargo.
Since his retirement he has spent winters in Apache Junction and summers at his cabin on Middle Cormorant Lake. He enjoyed pinochle and shuffleboard.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; daughters, Sharon (Greg) Jacobson, West Fargo, Debora Waxler, Douglasville, GA, Linda (Tom) Kasowski, Harwood, ND; sister, Shirley Critelli, Prescott, AZ; 6 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 5 step-children; and 2 step grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Angeline, six brothers and one sisters.
Prayer Service: 7:00 P.M. Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 5:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass: 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 14, 2016 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.