Obituary for Edward Grandbois
Edward Roland Grandbois, 73, of Gill, CO passed away November 30, 2017 at Tru Hospice of Northern Colorado.
He was born August 31, 1944 in Belcourt, ND to Isadore and Cecelia (Falcon) Grandbois. He was raised in Williston, ND and educated at Stephan Mission School in Stephan, SD. On May 3, 1965 he married Linda McGeehan in Williston.
Edward was a sales representative for SWACO, a division of Dresser Industries, Gray Wolf and Stewart and Stephenson. He loved to visit the hot springs in Thermopolis, WY along with trips to Belize and Mexico. In high school he enjoyed football, basketball, track, and was class president and homecoming king. Edward was very giving, loved helping people, and was a great story teller. He played Secret Santa every year for a family. Edward was a Christian and believed in God.
He is survived by his wife Linda McGeehan-Grandbois of Gill; son, Brian Grandbois of Gill; daughters, Jodi (Brad) Bender of West Des Moines, IA, Brenda (Pete) Bonebrake of Littleton, CO; son, Jason (Charlotte) Grandbois of St. Cloud, MN; grandchildren, Megan, Tyler, Heather, Nichole, Lanell, Kyle, Madison, Alexandria, Mariah, Kaleb, Anthony, Quinceigh, Colby, Eric, Justin, and Ryan; great grandsons, Blake, Ben, and Dex; brother, Herb (Jocelyn) Grandbois of Maricopa, AZ; sister, Janice (Gene) Roth of Minot, ND; brother, Thomas (Mavis) Stangland, Jr. of WI; and sister, Myra (Tom) White of Williston; aunt, Theresa Malloy; sister-in-law, Patti (Wayne) Folkestad; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandsons, Jonathan and Jacob; uncles, John Falcon and Bob Falcon and aunt, Ella Falcon-Haugen.
A memorial celebration will be held at 2:00 p.m. on January 13, 2018 at New Hope Wesleyan Church, 721 26th Street W, Williston, ND 58801. Ed requested that there be a Celebration of Life at Midway Junction, 2322 W. Front Street, Williston, ND 58801 where food will be provided after the service.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Edward R. Grandbois Memorial Scholarship Fund at any Wells Fargo, account #3963732692.
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