April 02, 2017
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April 02, 2017
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April 03, 2017
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Leone M. Richard, 90, rural Fargo, ND died Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Essentia Health, Fargo.
She was born September 28, 1926 to Ovila and Lucinda (Sauvageau) Rheault. She grew up on the family farm and attended St. Joseph School at St. Benedict in Wild Rice, ND. She married Anthony (Tony) Richard on November 6, 1945 at St. Benedict’s Church, Wild Rice, ND. They farmed in rural Fargo where they lived for 72 years. Tony died in August of 2007. She was very active in the Horace Senior Citizens. Leone loved gardening, quilting, playing bingo and cards. She also enjoyed an occasional trip to the casino. She was very devoted to her church and attended mass every morning she could. Having her family around was very precious to her.
She is survived by her sons, Gerald, Claude (Rita), daughters, Donna (David) Carlson, Fargo, ND, Frances (James) Zimmerman, Leonard, ND, Lucy (Jon) Sabo, Rochert, MN, foster son, Gale Bruce, Fargo, ND, a brother Florent, Portland, OR, sisters, Hazel Cossette, Ella Richard, West Fargo and Pamela Blotsky, Fargo, ND.
Grandchildren, Christen (Geir) Eide, Jason, Benjamin (Emily), and Zoe Richard, Jon (Kelly) Carlson, Tory, Tyler (Heidi) Zimmerman, Sheri (Steve) Zimmerman-Godfrey, Jamie (Dovett) Richard, Ryan (Jessica) Richard, Lesley (Dave) McNeil, Jasmine (Brian) Engebretson, Ashley (Joseph) Nedrebo, Justin Carlson, Stefanie and Brendon, Tifaney, Kaelani, McKaeli Bruce. Great-grandchildren, Sophie, Reese Richard, Iselin Eide, Leah and Joshua Carlson, Ashton and Eli Jorgens, Kelci Nelson, Rya Zimmerman, Ella and Nora Godfrey, Zackery, Tryniti, Malakye, Qwynci, Evan, Brody, Cole, Kaylee Richard, Olivia and Addison McNeil, Kali and Abby Engebretson, Gabriel, Coraline and Maddlynn Nebrebo.
She is preceded in death by her husband, son Kevin, brothers, Roger, Andrew, Cleo Rheault, sisters, Theresa Thorson, Eileen Laney, grandson and granddaughter, Jeff and Amy Carlson, son-in-law, Dave Carlson, daughter-in-law Vickie Richard.