Lawrence Courteau, 87

Lawrence T. Courteau, age 87, of Maple Plain, and formerly of Waverly, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m.; with a visitation prior to the Mass from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. at the church of St. Mary in Waverly. Father Kenneth O’Hotto and Father Timothy Cloutier will be the concelebrants. Interment will take place at a later date at Sunset Memorial Park in Minneapolis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to The M.S. Society are preferred.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

Lawrence was born Dec. 12, 1929.

He and his wife, Jeanne, were married Oct. 1, 1949. God blessed their marriage with eight children.

Lawrence owned and operated the Courteau funeral home in Maple Plain for 33 years, and also worked full time for the Minneapolis post office.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanne I. Courteau; six children; Tom (Becky) Courteau, Laura (Paul) Kunz, Terry (Fred) Skreen, Tony (Dawn) Courteau, Chris (Glenn) Zalusky, and Peter (Kim) Courteau; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Ellen Stotts and Renee Courteau; grandchild Kevin Stotts Jr.; and great-grandchild Daniel Schanus Jr.

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