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Published November 08, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ronald "Ronnie" D. Boutain

Ronald “Ronnie” D. Boutain, 68, of Moorhead, MN, passed away on Wed., Nov. 6, 2013, in his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Ronnie was born on May 29, 1945 in Crookston, MN to Alexander and Sadie (Wilson) Boutain where he grew up and attended school. On June 8, 1976, Ronnie married Nancy Lamb in Sisseton, SD. Throughout the years Ronnie worked in farming, trucking and construction. He managed a dairy farm in Barnesville and Glyndon, where they did custom milking. He also owned a cleaning business in the Moorhead area. Ronnie enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking crafts.

Ronald "Ronnie" D. Boutain

Ronald “Ronnie” D. Boutain, 68, of Moorhead, MN, passed away on Wed., Nov. 6, 2013, in his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Ronnie was born on May 29, 1945 in Crookston, MN to Alexander and Sadie (Wilson) Boutain where he grew up and attended school. On June 8, 1976, Ronnie married Nancy Lamb in Sisseton, SD. Throughout the years Ronnie worked in farming, trucking and construction. He managed a dairy farm in Barnesville and Glyndon, where they did custom milking. He also owned a cleaning business in the Moorhead area. Ronnie enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking crafts.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy, Moorhead; children, Daniel (Marlene) Boutain, Lubbock, TX, Carol Torkelson-Resendez, Longmont, CO and Rebecca (Jerry) Bissett, Wheatland, ND; grandchildren, Angela Gehrig, Nichole (Seth) Gehrig-Stone, Steven, Amanda and Nicholas Boutain, Brandon (Michayla) Hasby, Logan Bissett, Tanesha Torkelson, and Demitrise Torkelson; great-grandchildren, Braydon Hasby, Jackson and Grayson; siblings, Raymond (Janet) Boutain, Hankinson, ND, Wilford (Pat) Boutain, Princeton, MN, Alex “Poncho” Jr. (Donna) Boutain, Duluth, MN, Clarence (Varuna) Boutain, Breezy Point, MN, Lawrence (Evie) Boutain, Goodridge, MN, James (Kay) Boutain, Red Lake Falls, MN, Sharon Grindeland, Goodridge, MN, Margaret (Forrest) Hamms, Thief River Falls, MN, MaryAnn (David) Sweno, Oakley, MN, Virgil (Jennifer) Boutain, Plumber, MN and Linda Hamlin, Thief River Falls, MN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alexandar and Sadie Boutain, children, Rhonda and Steven Boutain, sister, Darlene Boutain, brother-in-law, Jack Grindeland, nephews, David Boutain and Randy Currie, nieces Darla Hamlin and ChristyAnn, and great-niece, Amy Boutain-Rux.

Visitation: Fri., Nov. 8 from 5 – 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. in Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead.

Funeral: Sat., Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. in Triumph Lutheran Brethren Church, Moorhead.

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