Louis Peter Daniels, 72, Fargo, ND died unexpectedly at home December 7, 2017. Louie was born in Bowbells, ND. He was adopted by Louise and Herman Daniels, St. Thomas, ND. He grew up on the family farm, attended St Thomas Public Schools, St. Thomas, ND, and Cretin-Derham Hall High School, St. Paul, MN. He graduated from St. Thomas High School. He attended Mayville State University, Mayville, ND. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education Administration from Northern Michigan University, Marquette. He taught 6th Grade at the Warren Elementary School, Warren, MN, and the Cambridge Elementary School, Cambridge, WI, and was a high school wrestling coach. He was the Principal at St. Victor’s Elementary School, Monroe, WI and was a Headmaster in Edinburgh, Scotland. Louie served four years in the United States Air Force, stationed at K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base, Marquette, MI, where he managed the Officers’ Clothing Store. He founded the Little Scholarship Montessori School in Grand Forks and served as Principal at Holy Family Elementary School, Grand Forks, ND. He worked with developmentally disabled adults in Grand Forks and the Fargo School System before retiring. Louie loved classic cars and often competed in car shows with his 1962 Ford Fairlane. He thoroughly loved spending time with all of his grandchildren. Louie married Marlene Renee Schuler Daniels on December 27, 1967 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Valley City, ND. Louie and Marlene have three daughters, Mara Lea Bilyeu (Adam), Huntsville, AL, Marlo Alane Garding (Mike), Ostego, MN, and Brideen Ione Sjulstad (Brent), West Fargo, ND and five grandchildren, Abigail, Reese, Alex, Madelyn and Wyatt. Louie has six siblings, Kathy Daniels, The Villages, FL, Marge Keaveny, Wishek, ND, John Klee, Halliday, ND, Liz Bolten, Coal City, IL, Joe Wilkes, Plummer, ID, and David Wilkes, Grafton, ND. Louie was proceeded in death by his parents-in-law, the late Ione Kathryn (Vandrovec) and Alfred Avery Schuler, Valley City, ND. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to United States Military Fitness Club at TNT Fitness sponsored by Brady Oberg Legacy Foundation, donations payable to TNT, Fargo, ND. There will be a Prayer Service at Sts Anne and Joachim at 7:00 pm Friday with visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 am Saturday at Sts Anne and Joachim with visitation beginning at 9:30 am.

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  1. Sorry for the loss of your husband and father. May Cousin Louie rest in the Peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

  2. You were always more than a Cousin to me. My Big Brother a mentor and a wonderful life long friend. Love you Louie. May perpetual light shine upon you ‘CUZ’ and may you Rest In Peace. I will truly miss you.

  3. Louie, you save the day for me last year when I was being audited. You brought cousin Michael to help me get through the audit. I saw you save the day for others throughout my life. Your physical presence will be missed but I know you will continue to be an advocate for all of us in Heaven! My love and sympathy for those who called you husband, father, Grandfather, brother, friend and cousin.

  4. I am saddened to hear of the loss of Louis. I always enjoyed visiting with him at Brent and Brideen gatherings. May you find peace and comfort in these next few days knowing he touched many people. Love and prayers.

  5. Louie may you Rest In Peace. Thank you for being a wonderful friend to my dad and looking out for him. I will miss you and greatly appreciate all your kindness you have shown to myself and my dad.

  6. My condolences to the family-I have nice memories of Louie when we drove around in his grandmother’s green Cadillac. That car was so cool and might have been the impetus that moved me to be a “classic car” guy. RIP

  7. Louis will be missed by all i never met ya but i would be your niece through marriage . Tony is my husband may god keep you in peace . with all the memories of family you have left behind . . long and true .

  8. We used to see him at McDonald’s on south university every weekend. Such a sweet man. We here at McDonald’s will miss him greatly. Sorry for your loss.

  9. Marlene and family: We are so sorry for the sudden loss of Louie. May he rest in peace and may the prayers of all sustain your family at this time of sorrow.

  10. Marlene, I was so saddened to read about Louis. Please accept our sympathy and prayers. God bless you and your family> Love, Sharon

  11. Marlene, I was so saddened to read about Louis. Please accept our sympathy and prayers. God bless you and your family. Love, Sharon

  12. I have several fond memories of Louis . He definitely could make anyone smile. My fondest memory of him was when he came to our garage sale and purchased a birdhouse for his granddaughter. He was so excited to be able to get that for her. He was very kind and a good listener. He will be missed! RIP my friend

  13. I am sorry for your loss, Marlene.l You are such a devoted wife and I’m sure you had a lovely marraige.

  14. Marlene and girls,
    I worked with Louey when he was a Holy Family, and I was at St. Michaels. He was always so smiley and happy even when the strains of administration were part of his day. He was a good friend and we visited whenever I ran into him while he was still in Grand Forks. I considered him a friend and have many happy and fun memories of our work together. I know you will miss him greatly but God blessed you with his life and now the memories of those days will help you move forward without him. My prayers are with you all at this difficult time..
    Mrs. Sharon Litchy

  15. Marlene, Mara, Marlo, Brideen,…I’m still in shock and so sad for you and the grandkids. There are so many fun memories growing up with you guys in Grand Forks…Summer Thing Mashed Potato lip sync song…garage sales…birthday parties…weddings…we would call him “Cousin/Uncle Louis from Chicago” when we were little. Always lots of laughs and smiles. Since we moved to Fargo, we really got to know him again. Louis would stop over and bring gifts for the kids. Always so thoughtful. The best was when you all came over on Thanksgiving. Louie was never in a rush… always ready to talk and joke and laugh. It’s the old school you rarely see anymore where time spent with people matters…We love you Louie and miss you. So sorry for your loss. Our loss. Everyone’s loss. Love, Sarine and Leovy Garcia — Charlice, Leo and Sarah

  16. Marlene, I am so sorry to hear of Louie’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the whole family at this sad time. Hugs to you all.

  17. Marlene and Family, Thinking of you and your family for the loss of Louie. Thoughts and prayers. Kay, Jeff and Shawn Peterson.

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