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Leo Lagasse

September 16, 1947 - May 26, 2017

Funeral Service - Wednesday

May 31, 2017
- 10:00 AM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Wednesday

May 31, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

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Boulger Funeral Home

Leo Lagasse

September 16, 1947 - May 26, 2017

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Leo J. Lagasse, 69, Fargo passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 in Fargo, ND surrounded by his family.

Leo was born September 16, 1947 in Rolla, North Dakota to Omer and Antoinette (Rivard) Lagasse. He graduated from Rolla Public School in 1966. He moved to Fargo where he graduated from Hanson Mechanic School in 1967. He married Eileen Primeau on September 2, 1967 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John, North Dakota. They made their home in Minneapolis before moving back to St. John, North Dakota in 1972 where he worked for Mickelson’s Farms. He owned and operated his own mechanic shop in St. John, North Dakota for a number of years. He went to work for Nichols’ Ford in Rolla, North Dakota before moving to Williston in 1990 where he worked for a Ford Dealership until his retirement in 2015 when he moved to Fargo.

Leo’s favorite hobby was going bowling. He was a talented craftsman and loved to refurbish homes with reclaimed materials.

Leo is survived by his wife of 49 years, Eileen, Fargo; children, Daniel (Bert) Lagasse, Baker, MT, Deirdre Henderson, Mantador, ND, Darcy (Damon) Disrud, Leonard, ND; grandchildren, MyLynn Henderson, Lane Disrud, Lauren Lagasse, Jana Henderson, McKayle Disrud; mother, Antoinette Lagasse, Crookston, MN; brother, Raymond (Diane) Lagasse, Starbuck, MN; sisters, Estelle (Terry) Krichoffner, Bismarck, ND, Lucille (David) DesRoches, St. John, ND and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, brother, Roger Lagasse and sister, Leonie Boe.

Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 9:00 A.M.

Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.

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24 responses to “Leo Lagasse”

  1. Lyle Lordemann says:

    Leo was one the kindest men I ever had the chance to know, I worked with Leo while I was in high school. My condolences with his family. Many prayers your way💕💐

  2. Terri Bakke says:

    RIP Leo, You will be missed. I remeber all our laughs and talks at the Moose in Williston.Our table loved your sense of humor and conversations.You always were great at Ford also always making sure your Customers were taken care of.

  3. Alan Clark says:

    What a great guy. He was always smiling and he had an infectious laugh. He will be missed.

  4. Rick Krolak says:

    Leo…
    I enjoyed the many years knowing you through the Wednesday Night Men’s League at Million Dollar Lanes in Williston. We had a lot of great times during the annual state tournaments! You were a big inspiration to me and kept us guys in line when it was time to get serious on those lanes! Rest in Peace my friend and I am looking forward to bowling with you in heaven!

    Rick Krolak

  5. Tammy (Indvik) Decoteau says:

    Eileen I am so sorry for your loss. Leo was one of the kindest people I knew growing up. Our deepest condolences to you, Danny, Deirdre and Darcy. Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless y’all. Much love and hugs Tammy (Indvik) Decoteau. RIP Leo 🙏🏻💜😪

  6. Danielle Gillett-Stewart says:

    Prayers and hugs to the Lagasse family.

  7. Barbara (Jalbert) Albert says:

    My deepest sympathy to Eileen and family. My heart goes out to you at this time as I remember our family gatherings in Rolla. Leo could put a smile on our face in the most unusual of circumstance. Sending prayers and love across the miles from Saskatchewan.

  8. Dave and Peggy Van Horn says:

    Our condolences to you, Eileen and family! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! May God comfort you!

  9. Gary Thuner says:

    I graduated with Leo from Rolla High School in 1966. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time. Leo will be missed.

  10. Tessie (Indvik) LaFromboise says:

    Eileen, Dan, Deirdre, and Baby Darcy, I am so saddened to learn of Leo passing. The many memories I cherish of all of you are countless. I can’t imagine the void this will leave with all of you.It is with much regret I will not be able to be there with all of you for the service. Sending you all my deepest condolences, Prayers of strength, Many hugs and Much Love. Rest in Peace Leo!!!

  11. Madonna Yokley says:

    Eileen and family, so sad to hear of Leos passing…he was a great guy..sending you prayers and my deepest sympathy..

  12. Darryl jeannotte says:

    Sorry for your loss Eileen Leo was very impressed nice friend he will be missed anything

  13. Melony Tangsrud says:

    Eileen I am so sorry to hear of Leo,s passing. He was a good friend to me while I lived in Williston. We had many laughs together and some pretty serious heart to hearts. He will be missed by many.

  14. Carolyn and Richard Griffin says:

    Eileen and families – our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Take care.

  15. Kristi King says:

    I worked with Leo at Select Ford. He would always make me laugh. Leo was fun to work with and made the time pass. My sympathy to Eileen and his children. He always spoke of you guys when he would be taking off to Fargo to see the kids! God speed Leo!

  16. Troy & Charity Johnson says:

    Eileen and Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Leos passing. He was a wonderful man. He will be missed by many.

  17. Julien &'Yvonne Jalbert says:

    To all of Leo’s family our deepest sympathy from Elie & Laura Jalbert ‘s youngest son, Julien & his wife Yvonne Jalbert,,May Leo rest in peace

  18. Naomi Lagasse says:

    We were very sorry to hear of Leo’s passing, our prayers are with the Family of Leo. Loss is never easy.
    Charlie and Naomi Lagaae

  19. Sandy Neameyer Mitchell says:

    Prayers for the family. So sorry for your loss.

  20. Heather and Robert Azure says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of his passing. It seems so crazy that I just saw you both a few days prior. Sending you hugs, love and comfort to all of you. May he rest in peace and you all have best of memories to remember him by. God Bless!

  21. Shaun James says:

    Very sad. I’m so sorry for your loss. I always remember him smiling.

  22. Dave Lagerquist says:

    so sorry to hear of my good friend from high school passing on. i wish his family the best, and will remember him always with his smile and kind words.

  23. Shawna Kirk says:

    Leo was such a great person. He did so much for so many people. Sending prayers to Eileen and family.

  24. Bob Davidson says:

    I just found out about Leo’s passing. It was a honor to bowl with him on league, being his double partner in local,state,and in national’s. R.I.P. My little buddy.❤️

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