Valier's Story

ST. FRANCIS - Valier R. Jandreau, 93, died peacefully May 21, 2015 at a Madawaska health care facility. He was born on November 27, 1921 in St. Francis, the son of Antoine and Edith (Boucher) Jandreau.

Valier use to be a logger and also use to contract people to go pick potatoes in Presque Isle.

Valier was a W.W.II Veteran, a member of the St. Francis American Legion, Jandreau Connors Post #180 and Past Commander. A member of the D.A.V. and service officer for Northern Aroostook for the D.A.V. and the Fort Kent V.F.W. Lozier O'Grady Post #9609. He was a board member of the Veterans Clinic in Caribou, and was also the National Sergeant-at-Arms for the D.A.V. from 2002-2003 of which he was a life member, and was on the Laison Committee for the Me. Veteran Home in Caribou.

He is survived by his beloved wife of Madawaska, Winnifred Jandreau. Three sons; Ervin and wife June Jandreau of St. Francis, Keith and wife Judy Jandreau of St. Francis, Andy and wife Barbara Jandreau of Wallagrass. Two daughters; Gail and husband Buford Kelly of Southington, Ct., Myra and wife Mark Stokes of Standish, Me. Nine grandchildren; Sarah, Lyndsay, Keith Jr., Denise, Dena, Buford Jr., Matthew, Timothy, Emily. and 12 great-grandchildren. One brother, Lucien and wife Ida Jandreau of St. Francis. Two sisters; Rollande Lynch of Caribou, and Carmeline Dickinson of Mapleton. His best friend, Ronaldo Morin.

Valier was predeceased by three brothers; Lionel, Rene, and Camille Jandreau. Two sisters; Martha Michaud Connors and Anita Lausier.

Friends may call Wednesday May 27, 2015 from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at the Daigle funeral home in Fort Kent. A Mass of Christian burial with full Military and Fourth Degree honors will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Charles Catholic Church, St. Francis. Committal services will follow in the parish cemetery. Those who wish in Valier's memory may donate to the Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund, 194 E. Main St. Fort Kent. Me. 04743. or to the Caribou Veteran's Cemetery, 37 Lombard Road, Caribou, Me. 04736.
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