Leo A. Verville, 99, of Walhalla, ND passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Pembilier Nursing Center, Walhalla, ND. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation will be held Friday, May 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Nelson-Askew Funeral Home, Walhalla, ND. Burial will be held in the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial are preferred to the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery.
Leo was born June 5, 1918 near Walhalla, ND to Fred and Juliette (Dumas) Verville. He grew up in the Walhalla area and graduated from Walhalla High School. Leo then enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corp and served in World War II, earning the Bronze Star. On January 7, 1942, Leo married Idamae Morin at Los Angeles, CA. They farmed in the Walhalla area until 1967. He then went to work for the Department of Agriculture as a crop adjuster and later doing federal crop insurance business. After his retirement they moved to Lake Havasu City, NV. Leo had a very inventive nature from which he created many projects. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his sons: James (Mavis), Michael (Peggy), Patrick (Jackie), Lyle (Patty); grandchildren: Sarah Basile, Mary Doroff, Chris Verville, Julie Anderson, Matt Verville, Aaron Verville, Brendon Verville, Cathryn Verville; nine great-grandchilden; siblings: Raymond Verville, Ella Corbit, Jean Corbit, Idamae
Campbell, Donna Clairmont, Marjorie Johnson, Deloria Longtin, Wayne Verville, Gary Verville.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Idamae; son, Cameron; siblings: Diana White, Leona Hovenden, Alma Mathison, Yvonne Lee.
He will be greatly missed by his sons, daughters-in-law, siblings, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and friends.