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Wilfred Vaillancourt, Jr. Obituary

Wilfred G. Vaillancourt, Jr.
Wilfred G. Vaillancourt, Jr.
Wilfred G. Vaillancourt, Jr.

April 4, 1934 - May 27, 2012
Born in St. Anne, IL
Resided in LaGrange, IN
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Wilfred G. "Willie" Vaillancourt, Jr., 78, of LaGrange, IN died Sunday, May 27, 2012 at home with his family around him.

Mr. Vaillancourt was born on April 4, 1934 in St. Anne, IL to Wilfred G., Sr. and Genevieve (St. Germaine) Vaillancourt.

Living in LaGrange County since 1964, he moved to the area from Illinois and was a truck driver. He drove truck for A.N. Webber Trucking based in Kanakee, IL., which is owned and operated by his sister Delores and brother-in-law, A. Neal Webber. He was a member of the NRA, LaGrange Moose Lodge, and the former LaGrange Eagles. He enjoyed time with his family, NASCAR, and when he was younger he raced cars.

On February 15, 1964 in Shawneetown, IL he married Betty Nettrouer; Mrs. Vaillancourt survives in LaGrange.

Also surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Shelley and Bob Britton of Howe, Vicki and Chris Wicker of LaGrange, and Becky and Jason Cline of Sturgis, MI; eight sons and four daughters-in-law, Jim Vaillancourt of LaGrange, Jeff Vaillancourt of Las Vegas, NV, Greg Vaillancourt of Howe, Willie and Dawn Vaillancourt of LaGrange, Chad and Kayla Vaillancourt of LaGrange, Lee and Elisha Vaillancourt of St. Augustine, FL, David and Stephanie Vaillancourt of LaGrange, and Doug Vaillancourt of Marietta, OH; 21 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters and a brother-in-law, Delores and A. Neal Webber of Chebanse, IL and Noralee Sirois of St. Anne, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilfred G., Sr. and Genevieve Vaillancourt; a sister, Lolita Cole; a daughter-in-law, Barb Vaillancourt; and a niece, Tami Webber.

Funeral services will be on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 11:00 am at Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 W. Michigan St., LaGrange, IN with Rev. Wade Sturdivant officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in LaGrange, IN.

Visitation will be on Thursday, May 31, 2012 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to either Parkview Home Health and Hospice or Muscular Dystrophy.

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Frurip-May Funeral Home
309 West Michigan St.
LaGrange, IN US 46761
Thursday, May 31, 2012
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Frurip-May Funeral Home
309 West Michigan St.
LaGrange, IN US 46761
Friday, June 1, 2012
11:00 AM
Greenwood Cemetery
100 S - IN 9
LaGrange, IN US 46761
Friday, June 1, 2012