|Birth: ||Mar. 19, 1932|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 2004|
St. Louis County
Charboneau, Eugene P. "Gene"
Eugene 'Gene' P. Charboneau, 72, of Moose Lake formerly Barnum, died surrounded by his loving family on Monday, Dec. 20, 2004 at Miller Dwan Medical Center, Duluth.
Eugene 'Gene' Paul Charboneau was born March 19, 1932 in Crookston, Minn., to Paul and Mary Louise (Fortier) Charboneau. He was a 1950 graduate of Cathedral High School, Crookston and married Betty J. Evenson June 14, 1952 in Crookston. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving his Country during the Korean Conflict. Gene lived in Green Bay from 1960 until moving to Barnum in 1966, and has lived in Moose Lake since 2001.
From 1966-1978 Gene was the grocery manager at the Moose Lake Co-op and from 1979-1984 he owned and operated Gene's Super Saver in Barnum. Gene loved his family, church, the Green Bay Packers, golfing, music, and woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Clem; and sisters, Luella Dearey and Lorraine Brekken. Gene is survived by his wife, Betty of Moose Lake; 10 children and their spouses, Linda (John) Pennekamp of Parker, Colo., James (LuAnn) of Barnum, Diane (Don) Schlafer of Eagan, Jean McGrady of Hill City, Nancy (Doug) Hoffman of Barnum, Susan (Kevin) Amundson of McGregor, Cari (David) McMillan of Duluth, Mary (Mike) Messina of Maple Lake, Peter (Jean) of Worthington, and Julie (Chris) Langlee of Duluth; sisters, Beatrice LaLibertie and Madonna Brusseau; in-laws, Lloyd Dearey, John and Cookie Evenson, Nonie and Jack White; and 29 attentive and loving grandchildren, Adam and Jordan, Jennifer, Jesse (Joanna), Natalie (Greg) and Elizabeth, Amy and Matt, Dianna (Jeremy), Erica and Andrea, Missy, Tracy, Travis, Ben, Shadee, and Summer, Mary and Andrew , Michael, Anthony and Dominic, Alex, Lauren and Alissa, C.J., Cierra, and Dalton, and Chase; also many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff at Mercy Hospital and Health Care Center and Miller Dwan Medical Center for their love, support, and very special care.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL:11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, in Holy Angels Catholic Church, Moose Lake with Father Eamonn Boland officiating.
Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Barnum. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to the funeral on Thursday at the church. There will be a prayer service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Music for the funeral provided by Regie Garvey, Michael Anderson, Missy and Tracy Amundson. Pallbearers will be Adam Pennekamp, Jennifer Charboneau, Amy Schlafer, Dianna Schutrop, Missy Amundson, Mary McMillan, Michael Messina, and Alex Charboneau. Arrangements by Dingmann Funeral Care of Maple Lake.
Published in the Duluth News Tribune from 12/21/2004 - 12/22/2004.
Paul J. Charboneau (1885 - 1971)
Mary Louise Fortier Charboneau (1891 - 1973)
Jean Marie Charboneau McGrady (1958 - 2009)*
SFC US ARMY KOREA
Created by: Maureen Vaudrin Laughery
Record added: Oct 05, 2009
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Dad - today it is 6 yrs since we lost you. You are in our thoughts all of the time. We had our "Family Christmas" this last weekend and read a letter you wrote to all of us...we all miss you so very much. I love you still & forever - aren't the red roses ...(Read more)|
Added: Dec. 20, 2010
Maureen Vaudrin Laughery
Added: Oct. 5, 2009