Lester E. Dionne, 78, Minot, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in a Minot hospital.
Lester was born on May 27, 1934, a son of Peter and Delia Dionne, in Mohall. He was raised and educated in the Mohall area.
Lester met Sharon Hegle and together they started a family. In 1966, they moved to Washington state, where he worked as a mason for the Cement Mason Union Local #528 of Everett, Wash., until retirement.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed working in his yard and assisting his family members in any way he could.
Lester is survived by: Wife of 50 years, Sharon; immediate family members, Sue Hegle, Tammy Holm, and her son, Corey McCauley, Penny Dionne, and her daughter, Shealene Moore; three sisters and one brother also survive.
Memorial service: Today, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot
Burial: A private interment will take place at a later date.
Visitation: There will be no reviewal, however, people may sign a guest register today, one hour prior to the service, at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot.
Those wishing to sign the online register and share memories may access the online obituaries section at (www.thompsonlarson.com).