Barry Myron LeVesseur, age 93, of Dassel, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at Augustana Lakeside Community Home in Dassel.
He was born March 26, 1925, in Duluth, the son of Barrot and Verna (Evens) LeVesseur. Barry was baptized as an infant and confirmed in his faith as a youth. He received his education in Tamarack, MN.
Barry entered active military service in the United States Army Jan. 13, 1949, in Seattle, WA. He received an honorable discharge Feb. 21, 1950, in Fort Jay, NY.
Barry was united in marriage to Marjory Johnson July 19, 1950. This marriage was blessed with two children, Mike and Muriel. Barry and Marjory resided in Hutchinson, and shared 69 years of marriage.
Barry was employed as a mechanic and carpenter.
He was a member of Seventh-day Adventist Church in Hutchinson.
Barry enjoyed hunting, reloading bullets, and being outdoors. He loved his Harley Davidson motorcycles, and enjoyed volunteering for Habitat for Humanity.
Barry is survived by his wife, Marjory LeVesseur of Dassel; children, Muriel Senske and her husband, Bruce, of Darwin, Mike LeVesseur and his wife, Cindy of Pelican Rapids; grandchildren Nicole Countryman and her husband, Jeff; Michelle Robinson and her husband, Craig; and Lori Trick and her husband, Michael; a great-grandson, Jeremiah Countryman; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Barrot and Verna LeVesseur; sisters, Margie Roschlein, and Esther McElwee; and a granddaughter, Lisa Bloom.
A memorial service took place Monday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Hutchinson, with a gathering of family and friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place in the spring.
Arrangements were with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel of Hutchinson.