August 13, 2015
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August 13, 2015
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August 14, 2015
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Edward Sauvageau 95, Fargo, ND passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Sanford Palliative Care surrounded by his family.
Edward Marcel Sauvageau was born on May 14, 1920 in Fargo (St. John’s Hospital) to Gideon and Cecelia (Trottier) Sauvageau. Ed grew up between Hickson and Horace on his father’s farm. He attended the Montplaisir School and then St. Joseph’s/St. Benedict Academy at Horace, ND. Ed worked for his uncle, Adrian Sauvageau on the farm ($15.00 a month @11hours/day). Edward Sauvageau and Angela Rheault were married on June 5, 1941 at ST. Benedict Church, Horace, ND. Ed began work at the Fargo Foundry and then worked at the Olsen Casket Company/Fm Casket for 27 years until 1969 when he went to work for Cass Clay Creamery. Ed retired in 1981 after 12 ½ years with Cass Clay. Ed was a member of the Knights of Columbus and belonged to St. Anthony’s and then St. Mary’s. Ed always enjoyed working in his garden and was known as, “The Tomato King”
Ed is survived by his wife, Angela; children, Gerald (Peggy), Glenrock, Wyo., Richard (Jeanne) Blaine, MN, Daniel, Moorhead, MN, Sandra (Kurt) Smith, Bloomington, MN, Karen (Joseph) Amundson, Fargo, Michael (Betty), Fargo, Dean (Sandi), Fargo, Renee McPherson, Fargo, and Tona Sauvageau, Fargo; 23 grandchildren; 50 great grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; brother, David, Mesa, AZ; Sister, Catherine Grandbois, West Fargo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gideon and Cecilia Sauvageau, 4 brothers and 4 sisters, son, Thomas and daughter, Beverly Hanson.