Louis Bedard was born on August 2, 1924 to parents Napoleon and Alma Bedard. He was the youngest of 4 siblings. In 1929 he moved with his family from Berlin, New Hampshire, USA, to Girouxville AB. There the family settled and homesteaded. Louis helped his older brother with the farming after his father died in 1939, and in 1943 he joined the army. After the war Louis became a truck driver. He died at age 85 in April 2010.
Source: Reflexions (Girouxville) pp. 307-309 Photo p. 308