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Bonterry Edenfield LaGou

 

Bonterry Edenfield LaGou

January 6, 1961 ~ July 15, 2017 (age 56)

Bonterry Edenfield LaGou, age 56, began his journey to the spirit world on Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. He was born in Cass Lake, MN on January 6, 1961 to Joseph Sr. and Rosellen (Hill) LaGou.

Bonterry was born in Cass Lake and raised in Pine River after being adopted by a wonderful woman, Louise Boots. He grew up an athlete, playing football and competing in track. After high school he joined the United States Army and was honorably discharged. Bonterry became a father as a young man. He did the best job as a father as he knew how but he was always very proud of his son Matt and his achievements as a MMA Cage Fighter. Bonterry was always known as the life of the party and could talk both your ears off. He was a highly skilled carpenter and loved riding his motorcycles.

Bonterry is welcomed home by his parents; Joseph and Rosellen, daughters; Rose Ann and Rebecca LaGou, brother; Brian LaGou, Sr., sister; Damita Fedyn, many aunties, uncles and other relatives.

Those he leaves behind to cherish his memory are his son; Matt LaGou of St. Cloud, daughter; Mary McCall of Fort Lauderdale, FL, brother; Joseph LaGou, Sr. of Brevik, sister; Candace LaGou of Red Lake, four grandchildren; Mila Lagou, Justine McCall Beto, Mariah McCall and Corey McCall, Jr., 2 great grandchildren; Ethan and Emmett, his significant other; Kelly Goodwin, auntie; Gloria Neadeau, too many cousins to mention, numerous other family members and many friends.

An overnight wake for Bonterry will begin at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 17th and continue until his traditional service at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 18th all being held at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cass Lake, MN. Allen Hardy will be his Spiritual Advisor. Helping to lay Bonterry to rest are Matt LaGou, Jeffrey LaGou, Joseph LaGou, Jr., Brian LaGou, Jr., Steve Whitefeather, Jr. and Keevin Whitefeather. Alternate pallbearers are Jonathan Kubik, Memphis Brown and Dennis. His honorary pallbearers are Gloria Neadeau, Candace LaGou, Taylor, LaGou, Denise LaGou, Tammi Cloud, Travis Raisch, Kelly Goodwin and Tami Cordell. Interment will be in St. John's Episcopal Cemetery at Onigum, MN following his Tuesday service.

Bonterry's care has been entrust to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker. Online condolences for the family may be left at http://www.northernpeace.com

 

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