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Oliver "Olie" G Drouillard

 

Oliver "Olie" G Drouillard

July 7, 1926 - June 19, 2020

Oliver ("Olie") Drouillard was born July 7, 1926 to James and Nancy (Taylor) Drouillard from the Mission Area of Leech Lake. He passed away on June 18, 2020.

Olie proudly served his country and people as a member of the Army in World War II before returning back home to Cass Lake. Olie enjoyed powwows, eating at 371 cafe, going to the LLBO Fitness Center, and driving his truck. He found great support from his neighbors and friends in his later years.

Olie is survived by his grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, and nephew James Sonny Drouillard of Red Lake. Family that have passed are his parents, brothers James and Clarence "Babe" Drouillard, sister Dorothy Howard, and his 4 children Bruce, Gerald, John and Shirley.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN with Rev. Matthew Cobb officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Prince of Peace Cemetery in Cass Lake, MN.

Events

Service

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

11:00 AM

Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji

2807 Irvine Avenue NW

Bemidji, MN 56601

 

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