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Leo A. Verville
Leo A. Verville, 99, of Walhalla, ND passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Pembilier Nursing Center, Walhalla, ND. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation will be held Friday, May 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Nelson-Askew Funeral Home, Walhalla, ND. Burial will be held in the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial are preferred to the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery.
Leo was born June 5, 1918 near Walhalla, ND to Fred and Juliette (Dumas) Verville. He grew up in the Walhalla area and graduated from Walhalla High School. Leo then enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corp and served in World War II, earning the Bronze Star. On January 7, 1942, Leo married Idamae Morin at Los Angeles, CA. They farmed in the Walhalla area until 1967. He then went to work for the Department of Agriculture as a crop adjuster and later doing federal crop insurance business. After his retirement they moved to Lake Havasu City, NV. Leo had a very inventive nature from which he created many projects. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his sons: James (Mavis), Michael (Peggy), Patrick (Jackie), Lyle (Patty); grandchildren: Sarah Basile, Mary Doroff, Chris Verville, Julie Anderson, Matt Verville, Aaron Verville, Brendon Verville, Cathryn Verville; nine great-grandchilden; siblings: Raymond Verville, Ella Corbit, Jean Corbit, Idamae
Campbell, Donna Clairmont, Marjorie Johnson, Deloria Longtin, Wayne Verville, Gary Verville.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Idamae; son, Cameron; siblings: Diana White, Leona Hovenden, Alma Mathison, Yvonne Lee.
He will be greatly missed by his sons, daughters-in-law, siblings, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and friends.
You will be missed, You always had a way to make me smile! I loved listening to ALL the stories ( you had a lot of them) especially the one's about mom! May the Lord bless all the family in this time of loss.
I Love you
Lynn ( Corbit ) Wilson
Lynn Wilson-Ella's Daughter Jan 17 2021 12:00 AM
That's so sad! Leo was a great guy - friendly, positive, upbeat, almost always smiling. He had 'smiling eyes'. Really liked him a lot and he was a good friend to Dad while both were in North Border apartments. Condolences to family and friends.
Dale Inglis May 8 2018 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. May the Peace of the Lord be with you always.
Roger Carriere Apr 20 2018 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss of Leo. He was such a talented,interesting man. Ed and Jan Hurley
jan hurley Apr 19 2018 12:00 AM
RIP, Leo. I hope you wrote memoirs, lots of changes in 99 years. Fly high with the best! Condolences to the wonderful Verville family. Prayers for your comfort and support.
Jean Ann Keeling Rose Apr 19 2018 12:00 AM
Leo's Family, Oh my Leo how I will miss your calls for your rides. You were one in a million and such a joy to get you where you needed to go. Our volunteers that got the pleasure of meeting you, visiting with you and taking you to your appointments so enjoyed their time with you. Just think know he can see the whole world all over again. May those who surround you provide support, comfort and strength. Just to let you know that I will left a toast to Leo on June 5th as he will be celebrating his 100th birthday in heaven. GOD bless all of you and hold those memories close to your hearts. We will miss you Leo. Don & Michelle Murray (Faith in Action)
Don & Michelle (Hardy) Murray Apr 18 2018 12:00 AM