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Maurice Gagnier

February 21, 1945 — August 23, 2016

Maurice Francis Gagnier was born February 21, 1945 in rural Bottineau, ND to Arthur and Blanche (Roberge) Gagnier. He worked with his

family on the family farm

until they moved to Rugby, ND where he graduated from Rugby High School in 1963. He later moved to Detroit Lakes, MN where he was a mechanic for Standex, Inc. Maury was united in marriage to Barbara Sanaker, May 27, 1972 in Detroit Lakes.

In addition to his work, he was always in the shop working on a car. He was known for his restoration and repair of classic cars and his love of racing. He was a member of

Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly.

Maury was always there to lend a hand when a friend was in need. He had a loving, caring heart, and will always be

remembered for his generosity. Survivors include his wife, Barbara of Detroit Lakes, a daughter, Tiffany (Oren) Howe of Grand Forks, ND a

brother, Rene (Magie) Gagnier of Fergus Falls, MN, a sister, Elizabeth "Betty" (Jim) Diesem of Rochert, MN.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Cliff and Jo-Ray.

Funeral Home: David Donehower Funeral Home 609 Hwy 10 East Detroit Lakes, MN US 56501

Previous Events

Sunday, August 28, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
David-Donehower Funeral Home

609 Hwy 10 East
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

With a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:30 PM and Parish Vigil at 7:00 PM

Monday, August 29, 2016
1:00 PM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church

1043 Lake Avenue
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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