BELCOURT - Francis LaFountain, 68, Belcourt, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in his home.
He was born Feb. 20, 1944, to Pierre and Alvina LaFountain, in the Belcourt area. As a young man, he served in the Army. He married Nettie Grant.
Survivors: children, Joan Cree, Dunseith, Patty Vivier, Carrington, Richard Vivier, St. John, Vincent LaFountain Sr., Moorhead, Minn., Rose Burcham, Bismarck, Jenelle Karnopp, Rolla, James LaFountain, Devils Lake, Ricky LaFountain Sr., Rolla, Mercal Vivier, San Diego, Rita Shady, Devils Lake, Vincent Vivier, Portland, Ore., and Leslie Vivier, Belcourt; 60 grandchildren; 117 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Belgarde, Dunseith, Cecelia Houle, Grand Forks.
Funeral: Thursday, 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Belcourt.
Burial: St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery, Belcourt, in the spring.
Visitation: Wednesday, 5 p.m., Fiddler's Hall, Belcourt.
Rosary service: Wednesday, 8 p.m., Fiddler's Hall.
(Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)