Aug. 28, 1941-Dec. 11, 2007
Larry Vigesaa, 66, of Twin Valley, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at MeritCare Health Systems, Fargo.
Larry Vigesaa was born Aug. 28, 1941, the son of Vincent and Jeanette (Badger) Vigesaa near Twin Valley.
He grew up on the farm and attended school in Twin Valley. As a young man, Larry entered the United States Army. While in the military he was assigned to an air Calvary unit in Vietnam.
After his honorable discharge, Larry came back to Twin Valley where he was employed by Stanley Habedank Construction and later operated his own construction business.
He moved to Alaska for a few years, where he continued in the construction field. Larry returned to Twin Valley where he made his home until the late 1980s when he once again moved to Alaska.
After his retirement in 2001, Larry moved back to Twin Valley and had made his home here since. He was currently in the process of building a new home in Twin Valley.
Larry enjoyed being around friends and family and was a member of the VFW and Eagles.
He is survived by a daughter, Kim Vigesaa of Twin Valley; two sisters, Patty (Floyd) Pawlak of Rogers, Minn., and Kathy (Danny) Bredman of Ada, and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Dec. 18 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Twin Valley, with Pastor Robert Behiling officiating.
Pallbearers were Scott Burke, James Gullekson, Shawn Bredman, Cody Bredman, Doug Gullekson, Dan Pawlak, Steve Pawlak, James Vigesaa and Vince Vigesaa.
Military Honors were provided by the Twin Valley Nesseth-Lien Post No. 431 of the American Legion.
Burial was at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Twin Valley. Anderson Funeral Home of Twin Valley handled arrangements.
Online guestbook at www.andersonfuneralhome.tv .