Ed LEVASSEUR, former resident of Springbrook, passed away 12 March 1944 at Baudette, MN, at the age of 68 years. He had been in failing health for some time.
The deceased was born in the Province of Quebec, Canada, on 22 June 1875, the family moving to Michigan when he was 14 years of age. He grew to young manhood there, coming to the Springbrook community in 1898, and was married to Abbie DENNINGER at Hayward in 1903. To this union 13 children were born, two of whom preceded their father in death.
The family resided at Springbrook until 1933, when they moved to Baudette, MN, where they have since resided.
Surviving are the widow, six sons and five daughters, Edward, Ernest, Arthur, Erwin, Earl, Lewis, Margaret WITTREN, Alice KALLIS, Matilda MOBERG, Ellen DVORAK and Florence. He also leaves 10 grandchildren, as well as a brother living in Michigan.
The body had been place in a storage vault at Baudette until 26 April 1944, when it was brought to Springbrook for burial. Rev. Fr. Klondyk of Hayward conducting the funeral services.