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Michael Trottier

April 17, 1971 - October 05, 2020


October 10, 2020
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center

Memorial Service

October 10, 2020
- 10:00 AM

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center


Boulger Funeral Home

Michael Trottier

April 17, 1971 - October 05, 2020


Michael’s Livestream service may be viewed below at 9:30 AM, Saturday October 10, 2020.

Michael Andrew Trottier, son of Terrence and Wendy (Weingartner) Trottier, was born April 17, 1971 at Dakota Hospital, Fargo, ND. He left our world Monday, October 5th at the age of 49.

Michael grew up in West Fargo and graduated from West Fargo High School in 1989. He worked for various construction companies in North Dakota until an accident made him change his occupation. Michael then attended MSCTC graduating with an associate degree in Accounting. Michael was employed as a purchasing agent by Mid America Aviation/Moog Aircraft Group and currently at D & M Industries.

Michael was an avid Bison and Vikings fan, golfer and enjoyed fast cars. He loved playing cards with friends and was a collector of many things.

He was the biggest instigator in rough housing and served as a jungle gym for all the youngsters in his life. He had the biggest heart and a smile to match it.

Michael is survived by his parents, siblings, Terry (Valerie), Beavercreek, OH, Jen (Kent) Kraiter, Harwood, ND, Cory (Sally) Trottier, West Fargo, ND, Heidi (Patrick) Nicklay, Rosemount, MN, seven nieces and nephews, two great nephews and a great niece, grandmother Mavis Weingartner and too many aunts, uncles and cousins to count.

He will be missed by all!

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.



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47 responses to “Michael Trottier”

  1. Marcia Degenstein says:

    Wendy, Terry and family. I am so sorry for your lost..prayers for all of you to get thru this. He will be missed by many but also remembered by everyone also.

  2. Jeremiah Gard says:

    Sending our thoughts and prayers to your family.

  3. Nik Carpenter says:

    Mike always had a smile on his face. No matter what the situation he could make a person instantly happy. Thoughts and prayers to all that knew Mike. He was a great man that I will miss more than words can explain. #flyhightrott

  4. Tonya Kemper says:

    Trottier family, my heart hurts for all of you!! Michael was like my brother as you guys are all family to me! Thoughts, prayers, love and hugs to all of you!!!

    Tonya Kemper

  5. Murray Nelsen says:

    Mike you will be missed. I’m glad I got to know and work with you. May your family and friends find comfort in the Lord.

  6. Tanya Menke says:

    My prayers and condolences to all family and friends. He was a fun and sweet guy that I remember from back in high school. He will be missed.

  7. Cathy Boosalis says:

    Dear Wendy, Terry and Family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. So sorry to hear about Michael, such a tragic loss. Our hearts are breaking for you guys, no family should have to go through this. Michael was such a great guy and he will be greatly missed by all.

    Love you,
    Cousin Cathy Boosalis

  8. Carrie Affield says:

    Aww Mike-
    You were one of my first boyfriends. I was just reading the “love letters” you sent me in high school. Rest in Peace. You will always have a special place in my heart. Carrie (Oie) Affield

  9. Kathryn Humfeld says:

    OMG! I am so sorry for your loss Jen and family! I remember him when we were growing up soooo funny, always smiling (I can see him) and full of life! You are in my thoughts and prayers! You’re always in my thoughts! I love you and miss you Jen, hang in there!

  10. Patty Bernier says:

    So very sorry fir your loss.
    Thoughts and prayers!

  11. Beth S. Jones says:

    My heart goes out to Mike’s family. Mike was such a nice guy. Great to work with. Always brought a smile to my face. I also lost my Son. I pray you find peace in the memories. We will miss you Mike!!!

  12. Vicki Bailly family says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. God bless you and your family during this difficult time.

  13. Carol (Rosdahl) Brummond says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mike was always the fun one growing up. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Karen Vaala says:

    Wendy and Terry my heart goes out to you. Cherish all those loving family memories.

  15. Jennifer McTighe says:

    O God, from whom nothing can ever separate us, my dearest Trottier family is in your hands. Surround them with the light of your love and with assurances of love and safety. Help them to find a way to live again and to know that, even in the most desperate of situations and most disastrous of events, you are there—unseen and unheard, perhaps, but nevertheless present and active in our broken and hurting lives. These requests I make in the name of the One who came that we might live anew. Amen.

  16. Sally Jacobson says:

    Wendy, Terry, and family you are in our hearts now and always.

  17. Jamie and Jason Hatfield says:

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family. He will be greatly missed.

  18. Terry Owens says:

    Trottier Family, I am so sorry to hear of Michael’s passing. My heart goes out to you in your time of grief. May God ease your suffering. I hadn’t seen Michael since high school; however, I have very fond memories of of Michael and the whole family from growing up together in Horace and in the trailer court.🥰 My mom and I were visiting and laughing about specific wonderful memories we have with your children. The Steen family is truly saddened by this news and will pray for you.❤️

  19. Mary (Ramsett) Pearson says:

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. May God be with you at this time

  20. Patricia Cole says:

    Mike was a wonderful guy. I never even got to see his face until now. We talked almost daily. I was his inside contact at Marvin Windows. He really knew the Marvin Windows and I’m sure he will be missed at D & M. I’m so happy I got to talk to all the time. He was always happy and so polite. I’m so sorry for you loss. May he rest in peace in the arms of our savior.

  21. Nicole Geyer says:

    So sorry, prayers for the family. Mike was a good friend. We lost touch in the last few years. But he has always been in my heart.. He was such a good friend, a caring person, hilarious, smiling soul. He would always do things to make u laugh. He will be greatly missed by many. ❤

  22. Lois Wadell and Stephanie Wadell Okke says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you.

  23. Joyce Brown says:

    I was so sorry to hear of Mike’s death. He worked at our office in Enderlin in construction, and he was a wonderful guy! Such a sense of humor….warmth….a joy to know. My deepest sympathy to all of you.

  24. Kristie Berg says:

    Terry and family I am so sorry to read of the passing of your son, May God hold you in the palms of his arms forever. Kristie(Erickson) Berg….HS classmate of Terry

  25. Pam Majkozak (Dusek) says:

    I am so so very sorry that you have lost Michael. When I first met him- maybe 1983- he was my instant big brother. He was fun, yet protective and was always there if we needed him. I pray that you all find peace and comfort during this difficult time. I love you all ❤️

  26. judy says:

    Everybody’s heart is breaking right now but our arms are all around you giving you big hugs and love to the whole family lots of prayers and love coming your way .
    Judy weingartner

  27. Christi Jastram (Kukes) says:

    My heart goes out to the Trottier family. Mike was one of my best [guy] friends for years… and was in my wedding but wouldn’t agree to be a bridesmaid, lol. Even though we lost touch over the years, he always holds a special place in my heart. Will miss his big smile and giggle. Rest in peace, Mike. ❤❤❤

  28. Curt L Meyer says:

    so sorry for your loss my prayers are with you all he will be missed very much

  29. Bonnie Olson says:

    I remember the first time I met Mike. It was a little over 20 years ago. The kids and I were moving into an apt., and Cory and Mike helped. I liked him right away, and thought it was nice of him to help. He said, “We’ve helped a lot of people move.” He had a smile on his face. And of course, I noticed his resemblance to Cory. I am so sorry about what happened. I can’t even imagine what you are feeling.

  30. Gayle and Rick says:

    Dan, Kathi and all the Trottier Families,

    You are lifted in prayer!
    Our Condolences to Family,
    Gayle and Rick

  31. MsDeonne Nelson says:

    I am a chaplain and Summer Nitch is a dear friend of mine and I offer my deep feelings in this your separation of your precious beloved oned, and family member may he fly on Angel’s Wings an Rest on Heavens Clouds. Grace and God’s Love and Peace Cover.
    All of you. Chaplain Deonne Nelson of Superior,WI🙏

  32. Debra McCullough says:

    Dear Family, I am so sorry for your devastating loss! I cannot imagine what you are going though and I pray for your comfort and peace. I hope it is a comforting thought that Michael will be there to greet when we all get to Heaven one day. I do remember that smile from somewhere when I was with family maybe at one of the kids graduations. You are loved. Jim and Debra McCullough

  33. Tammy Clemenson says:

    Terry, Wendy and family,

    From the family of Wilfred and Virginia Clemenson, we send our thoughts and prayers and know we are thinking of you at this time of such sadness.

  34. Deb Bertsch says:

    Wendy & Terry, So very sorry for the loss of your son. No words can express the pain you are going thru & my prayer is that God will give you the strength to face the coming days ahead… Love you both.

  35. Racquel Heley says:

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.I am so sorry for your loss.

  36. NIKKI MILLER says:

    I graduated with Mike, West Fargo Class of 1989. He was always a kind, funny guy! Recently, I have ran into him a couple times a week at Holiday Store in Moorhead. He was the same Mike from 30 years ago…same energy, same smile. I wish I would have known he was going through a hard time…There is no doubt heaven is a little brighter these days. Rest in Peace Mike. Keeping all who loved him in my thoughts and prayers.

  37. Dave Sommerfeld says:

    Sending my condolences to this Wonderful family.
    Prayers for all, as Michael will be Greatly Missed.
    Love You Cory, and Bless your family during this Sad time.

  38. Edith Wilt says:

    Kathy, so sorry, I just want to cry. Such a robber 😣

  39. Kevin T Walz says:

    My condolences to the family of Mike. He was an amazing friend and I cannot remember a time I didn’t have fun with Mike. You will be missed by all who have had the privilege to knowing you. Rest In Peace my friend.

  40. Beverly Longmire (Goerger) says:

    Time on earth is so short and Michael will be missed dearly. My deepest sympathy for the entire family. Words can’t express the great loss of such a sweet person. I remember him as a little boy and how the years have passed and the memories of all our family times together. Bless you Michael.

  41. Sandra Basinger says:

    My heart breaks for all of you. Sending all my positive thoughts and positive energy your way. All.of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  42. Jean Zimmerman says:

    What a loving service you provided for Michael. Thank you for the songs, sermon and stories – they all touched my spirit. May you hold onto the peace provided by God, it’s the only peace that matters when we don’t know why a loved one is no longer with us. Blessings to you all. Love Jean Z

  43. Chris and Chryl Ferrel says:

    We are heartbroken for the loss of Michael. Please know we are praying for the entire Trottier family.

  44. Diane Beaton says:

    Mike was a great neighbor. He would mow the lawn or come through with the leaf blower and tidy the area up. Mike and Chris worked well together to get things done in the apartment building. I knew that in blizzard days the two of them would be out there getting the sidewalks cleaned ASAP. I wish I had know Mike better for his laughing and joking around these people are fun to have in your life. Will surely be missed.

  45. Ron and Sherry Trottier says:

    Terry and Wendy our hearts go out to you in the loss of your son, Michael. Praying that the God of All Comfort will give you Peace and comfort during this very difficult time. Thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family

  46. Kathleen Meyers says:

    Please know Ben and I sent our deepest condolences on your sons passing. Our love and prayers go out to you, Terry and your family.

    Kathy And Ben

  47. Deb Haglund says:

    I enjoyed performing with Mike in Fantasia back at WFHS. He will be sadly missed.

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