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Valoise M. "Bud" Pietron

Valoise M. "Bud" Pietron

Valoise M. " Bud " Pietron, age 93, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Valley Memorial Homes Woodside Village, Grand Forks, ND.

Valoise Matthew Pietron was born April 22, 1920 in Avon Township, Grand Forks County, ND the son of John and Justina "Tena" ( Zurr) Pietron Jr. He graduated from Larimore High School in 1938. He served his country in the Navy during World War II. Bud returned home married Mabel Troyer on June 19, 1946 in St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Larimore, ND. The couple made their home in Arvilla, ND. He worked for Strata Corporation, formerly Bradshaw Gravel Supply, as a welder for more than 40 years.

Bud is survived by his loving children: Sandra Pietron of St. Paul, MN, Judy (Lanny) Shaw of Chatfield, MN, Terry Pietron of Kalispell, MT, Jeanne (John) Bjerklie of Grand Forks, ND, Wendy Brown of Lethbridge, AB, Canada, and Vicky (Greg) Lawson of Larimore, ND; his grandchildren James Brown, Justin Bjerklie, Danika Pietron, Ashleigh Brown, Payton Pietron, and Walter Lawson; one sister Jeanette Pietron.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Mabel, son Valoise Michael, grandson Michael Walter Lawson, and sister Marjorie June "Mardi Benson.

VISITATION will be on Sunday evening, February 23, 2014 from 5-7 PM with The family service at 7:00 PM in St. Stephen's Church.

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL will be on Monday February 24, 2014 at 11:00 AM in St. Stephen's Church in Larimore, ND with Father Thaines Arulandu


INTERMENT will be at a later date in Memorial Park South Cemetery, Grand Forks, ND

ARRANGEMENTS are by Brown Funeral Home of Larimore, ND