John “JJ” LassondeJohn “JJ” Lassonde, 32, of Grand Forks, ND passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013 at his home in Grand Forks.
John Jay Martin Lassonde was born August 11, 1980 in Belcourt, ND the son of Martin Lassonde and Judy Jeanotte. He moved with his family to Grand Forks, where he attended St. Michael’s Elementary School/Lake Agassiz Elementary School and graduated from Grand Forks Central High School in 1998. He was employed with Geico Insurance and later with the Radiology Department of Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. John was an extraordinary young man with an abundance of love for anyone who was fortunate enough to know him, to talk with him, to hear his laugh, to experience his caring, or to be any way a part of his life. He enjoyed baseball, collecting baseball memorabilia, rummage sales, cooking, turning a wrench, and his passion, his 1964 Chevy Impala. He was a very generous person and enjoyed giving gifts to his family, including his godchild Amanda Pays. The most important aspect of his life was his family.