Vincent L. BelgardeVincent L. Belgarde, 66, of East Grand Forks, MN died Sunday, August 25, 2013 at the Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. Vincent Belgarde was born December 2, 1946 in Belcourt, ND the son of Martha Belgarde. He grew up in and attended school in Minot, ND. He entered the US Army from 1966 – 1968. He married Marilyn Nelson. He worked as a handyman in the Minot area for a number of years. He married Shirley Kramer. He moved to Granville, ND. He married Nancy Vacura in Grand Forks on September 8, 2000. Here he worked as a Loader Operator for American Crystal.
He is survived by his wife Nancy of East Grand Forks, children, Michael (Hing Taing) Nelson of Otsego, MN, Corey Nelson of New Prague, MN, Tabatha Mowrer of Burnsville, MN, and Kristen Belgarde of Minot, ND, 3 stepchildren, Brian (Courtenay) White, Grand Forks, ND, James White of Virginia Beach, VA, Jason (Lisa) Stieg of Bismarck, ND, 13 grandchildren, and 3 sisters, Diane Thompson, of Sault St. Marie, MI, Beverly (Allen) Glenn of Brigham, UT and Pam Smith of Austin, TX. He is preceded in death by his parents, 2 stepfathers, and siblings, Glenn, Terry, Carl, and Carol.