Lafleur, Gerard J.

Gerard J. Lafleur was born on October 2, 1917 in Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States and arrived in McLennan, Ab. when he was 12 years old. Fred married Cecile Rioux in 1945. He was one of the original charter members of the McLennan Legion in 1945. Gerard homesteaded a half section of land in Kathleen, Ab., and also worked for many years in the oilfield. In 1971 he and his wife bought the store in Kathleen. Gerard Lafleur passed away on July 9, 1983 and is buried at St. John the Baptist RC Cemetery in McLennan, AB.

Sources: Trails and Rails North, p. 44 Vol.I

              Trails and Rails North, p. 247 Vol.I