Mario Jesus Villarreal, 44, Fargo, ND passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Sanford Hospital. Mario was born September 25, 1977 in Moorhead, MN to Frank and Donna (Bolgrean) Villarreal. He attended St. Anthony’s and Shanley Catholic School and received his GED in 2004. He worked as a cook and manager at a few local restaurants in Fargo/Moorhead, though his passion was the work he did as a carpenter. He enjoyed his life at the lake. He also loved to fish. He was an avid bowler, loved shooting darts and watching and attending UND Sioux Hockey games and listening to music. He will be remembered for his passion for riding motorcycles, snowmobiling, and hunting. He is survived by his parents, Frank, Fargo, ND, Donna, Fargo, ND; children, Ellie and Benjamin Hanson-Villarreal, Gilbert, AZ, Morgan Gamel, Fargo, ND; siblings, Carmelita (Jake) Kroll, Little Falls, MN, Janae (Jordon) Filler, West Fargo, ND, Tyler (Melanie) Villarreal, Moorhead, MN, Marci (Jim) Silrum, Mandan, ND, Miguel (Lori) Villarreal, San Jose, CA and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jesus and Maria Villarreal, Norman and Mildred Bolgrean. Memorial Service: 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 6:00 P.M.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss of Mario. If there is anything I can do, please let me know. I’m willing to help in any way.

  2. All our love to your family! We will miss the times we spent with Mario at the holidays and the lakes. Our love and prayers to you all.

  3. I will always cherish the fun times, moments & memories of my great friend Mario!! We had a lot in common & I will always remember your fun exciting personality, sense of humor & your overall make up of a person. I will truly miss my friend Mario!!

    Love you Mario,

    Kris M. Hatten

  4. Our hearts are broken for what you all are going through right now. We have so many good memories with our nephew Mario. From him grilling for us, playing corn hole, horse shoes, and shooting darts in the Looney Bin at the lake. Finishing off the nights jamming to his favorite songs. Mario you will truly be missed and I know you will be watching over your family. Heartfelt prayers to you all.

  5. So sorry to hear of the passing of Mario! Hope you all can find some peace with sharing memories together and spending time remembering Mario!

  6. I’m so sorry to hear of Mario’s passing. Prayers to the whole family. It’s been years since I’ve seen a lot of you, but your family is still dear to me and I am praying for everyone in this difficult time.

  7. Mario was a dear friend of mine for many many years. He was always there to cheer me up or to celebrate life in general. I will miss having him as a friend, I will cherish all the good times we’ve had. Mariooo, Please look out for us and guide those who need guidance. I love ya homie. Rest peacefully.

  8. Our deepest sympathy to Mario’s entire family. Prayers for your peace, comfort and healing. Hugs to you Donna and Frankie.

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