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Michael Levesque of Benton

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    Michael Levesque

updated: 9/11/2017 3:40 PM

BENTON -- Michael Levesque departed this life on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Marion. He had attained the age of 38 years, 11 months and 16 days.

Mr. Levesque was born Sept. 17, 1978, in San Diego, California, the son of Leo and Kathryn (Beebe) Levesque.

He was united in marriage to Shaura Levesque on May 5, 2015, and she survives his passing.

Michael served with the U.S. Army. Upon his return, he worked as a laborer for a masonry/concrete business.

Left to mourn his passing are his two daughters, Mercedes Levesque of Carterville and Colleen of Mianz, Germany; father, Leo Levesque and wife, Sara, of Ashley; mother, Kathryn Stinson of Ashley; brother, Leo Levesque of Savannah, Georgia; sister, Rebekah Mansco and husband Mac of Taylorsville; other relatives; and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Lisa Walker.

Per Michael's wishes, cremation was performed. A memorial gathering will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the VFW in West Frankfort. Burial of his ashes will be at a later date in Ashley City Cemetery.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Mercedes Levesque Scholarship Fund and will be accepted by Campagna Funeral Home.

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