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Marcellin "Marce" Sauvageau

January 30, 1933 - October 14, 2019

Prayer Service - Wednesday

October 16, 2019
- 7:00 PM

St. Benedict Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND

Visitation - Wednesday

October 16, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

St. Benedict Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND

Mass of Christian Burial - Thursday

October 17, 2019
- 11:00 AM

St. Benedict Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND

Arrangements

Boulger Funeral Home

Marcellin "Marce" Sauvageau

January 30, 1933 - October 14, 2019

Obituary

Marcellin (Marce) O. Sauvageau, born January 30, 1933 in Horace, ND, son of Adrian and Annette (Rheault) Sauvageau, passed peacefully on October 14th, 2019.

He grew up on a farm near Horace, ND and attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Wild Rice. Marce took over the family farm and dairy, and continued farming until he retired at the age of 80. After retirement Marce continued to enjoy gardening, mowing his lawn, and working on antique tractors.

In 1954 he married Barbara Stanley. Together, they raised 7 children, Gene (Brenda) Sauvageau of Horace, ND, James Sauvageau of Fargo, ND, Lee Sauvageau (deceased), Lois (Gary) Sommers of Walker, MN, Larry Sauvageau of Horace, ND, Kay (deceased) (Glenn) Rheault, Judy (Roel) Ronken of Osseo, MN, and two foster children Bonnie (Paul) Adams of Thompson, ND, and Larry (Sue) Gust of Stevensville, MT, 6 grandchildren, two foster grandchildren, four foster great-grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Marce is survived by two sisters, Agatha (Ron) Kister of Sacramento, CA and Annella (Loren) Pfeifer of Cooperstown, ND and a brother, Jerome (Nancy-deceased) of Fargo, ND.

Marce is preceded in death by two sisters, Lucy (Wally) Stetz, and Lydia (Abe) Cook, a son Lee Sauvageau, and a daughter, Kay Rheault.

The Visitation is from 5pm-7pm with prayer service at 7pm on Wednesday, October 16th at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Wild Rice. The Funeral Mass is at 11am, Thursday, October 17th, 2019 also at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Wild Rice.

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6 responses to “Marcellin Sauvageau”

  1. James Sauvageau says:

    Thanks for everything Dad, you will always be in our hearts.

  2. Larry Peterson says:

    RIP

  3. Sandy Stetz-Desmarais says:

    So very sorry for your loss, he was a sweet, kind, caring man. I will remember him very fondly.

    Gods blessing to all of you.

    Love,

    Sandy (Danny) Stetz-Desmarais

  4. Judy A Ausk says:

    Barb and Family,
    So Sorry for your loss, Prayers go out too you all.
    Judy & Warren

  5. Georgie Young says:

    My deepest sympathy to you Barb and your family. Marce had such a sweet nature about him very soft spoken man. He will be missed .

    Georgie Young

  6. Kelsey, Ryan and Ruby Hagen says:

    Gene (Frenchie) and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I am very sorry for your loss.

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