Archie P. Robillard

Feb. 27, 1932-Aug. 8, 2019

Archie P. Robillard, age

87 of Minot, formerly of

Maxbass, died Thursday,

August 8, 2019, at a Minot

care center. His funeral

will be held on Wednes-

day at 11:00 am at the En-

glish Lutheran Church in

Maxbass. Visitation will

be Tuesday (Today), be-

ginning at 5:00 pm with a

prayer service at 6:30 pm

at the church in Maxbass.

Burial will be at the

Westhope Cemetery.

Archie Peter Robillard,

a son of Joseph Henry and

Irene (Kidd) Robillard,

was born on February 27,

1932, in Westhope. He

was raised in Westhope

and attended school there.

He began working as a

farmhand and at the age

of 15 he began his truck-

ing career. He entered the

US Army on January 8,

1953, and served until re-

ceiving his honorable

discharge on December

22, 1954. On May 5,

1955, he married Delores

(Corky) Steinhaus. They

lived in Rugby, where he

managed the Standard

Oil. They moved back to

Westhope, and he worked

in the oil field and also

drove truck. In 1967, they

moved to Maxbass. They

purchased the Can-Dak

Lounge in Westhope in

1974, and later sold it in

1977. He continued to

work as an oil producer

and truck driver. He also

built and renovated

houses in North Dakota

and Las Vegas. In 2002,

he began working at Far-

den Construction. Corky

passed away on June 24,

2006. He retired from

Farden Construction in

2010 and moved to Minot.

Archie was a member of

the Trinity Lutheran

Church in Westhope. He

enjoyed racing cars and

horses, playing poker and


He is survived by his

daughter, JoAnn (Rodney)

Stevens of Upham; son,

Alan (Carla) Robillard of

Minot; grandchildren

Aaron (Jackie) Rosenthal

of Minot, Tara Lillemon

(Sanjeet Caberwal) of

North Carolina, Andrew

Rosenthal (Lexi Bahl) of

Maxbass, Jordan Robillard

of Colorado and Paige Ro-

billard of Fargo; great-

grandchildren, Barger and

Gabriel Healey, Cashton

Robillard, Tenlee and

Thadd Rosenthal; com-

panion, Mary Ann

Fitchner of Minot; broth-

er, Russell (Ruthie) Robil-

lard of Billings; sisters,

Patty Russell of Minneap-olis, MN, Gloria (Ronnie)

Engg of Westhope and

Carol (Willard) Garlock of

Hastings, NE, and numer-

ous nieces and nephews;

step-grandchildren and

great-grandchildren, Han-

nah (Tony) Zimmerman

and Brooklyn and Brynlee

of Bismarck, Danielle

(Dylan) Heinze and Ally,

Ryleigh, and Walker of


In addition to his wife

and parents, he was pre-

ceded in death by a son,

Richie Robillard and

son-in-law, Rick Rosen-


Arrangements were

with Nero Funeral Home

in Bottineau. Friends

may sign the online regis-

ter book at www.nero