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Celesten Champoux

Celesten Pierre Champoux, 84, long time resident of Effie, MN died peacefully Sunday, April 18 in his home in Abbeville SC with his family surrounding him.

Celesten proudly served his country in the US Navy and was a self employed man of many talents and skills.

Survivors include: His beloved wife Kathleen Franklin Champoux of the home; two son Jeff Champoux (Linda) of Abbeville, SC and Scott Champoux (Ling) of Abbeville SC; one sister Agnes Yvonne Hotchkiss of Lincoln, NE; three grandchildren Cade Champoux, Cassidy Dailey and Jack Champoux.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorials in memory of Celesten may be made to The Edge Center, PO Box 101 Bigfork, MN 56628.

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We are so sorry to hear of Peirre's passing. He was such an important part of our Effie. Community. You have our deepest sympathy. Pam & Jim Lepinski

Pam Lepinski May 7 2021 12:08 PM

He was like a father to me growing up. Thank you for the opportunity to grow as a child to an adult spending my weekends at moose track learning about nature and life in the woods. Those are memories i shall carry in my heart and in my soul, i will miss you give my mom a hug.

Joe Zimmer Apr 28 2021 3:39 PM

Hi Kathy - so sorry to hear of Pierre's passing. Hope you are surrounded by love and good wishes at this difficult time! Miss you guys and all the fun we shared!!

Pete and Paula Taylor Apr 27 2021 9:02 AM