Obituary courtesy Al Yerbury -

Turtle Mountain Star -Belcourt, ND

23 Jun 1932


(By Belcourt correspondent)

   Alexander Latreille died at his home in Belcourt early Friday morning after being sick in bed for about to weeks. He had not been very well for the past year, but was able to get around and to do his own work. At the time of his death, Mr Latreille was 81 years old.

   He was one of the pioneers in the Belcourt community, having lived here over 50 years.

   His former home was Walhalla, where he married Clemence Legie Parisien, Febuary 18, 1872. To this union two children were born, both of whom died several years ago.

   They had also adopted four children, one of whom, Mrs Ernest Jeanotte was living near him at Belcourt. He is survived by his widow, four adopted children, three brothers and four sisters. None of the brothers or sisters live here.

Mr Latreille was an active member of the Catholic church. For over 40 years he was a member of the choir. Fr J E Ouellet officiated at the funeral services, which were held at the St Ann's church Sunday morning.