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November 19, 1947 – Friday, January 11, 2014

Service Information
St. Michael Catholic Church, Dunseith, ND
Friday, January 17, 2014
10:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
St. Michael Catholic Church, Dunseith, ND
Thursday, January 16, 2014
6-10 P.M. Rosary @ 8 P.M.

Ronald Hubert Counts, age 66 of St. John, North Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, January 11, 2014.

He was born on November 19, 1947 in Belcourt, North Dakota the son of Lloyd Counts and Louise Trottier.

He was a farm hand.

Ronald loved the out doors, camping, hunting and fishing. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and family. He had a great sense of humor, he liked to tease and joke around. He also liked singing and playing his guitar.

Survived by his special companion: Shawn Azure; a son: Sean Counts; a daughter: Katelynn Counts; other children: Rocky, Alvin, Bobby, Myron, Bradley, Breezy, Charlie, Ricky; Ramona, Rochelle, Wendy, Jessica, Laurie, Kim, Justine, Samantha and numerous children; sisters: Darlene LaRocque, Lynn LaRocque, Barbara (Steven) LaRocque, Louann (Clarence) St. Claire, Clarence (Mary) Counts, Joann (Randy) Brunelle and Ernie (Michelle) Counts; brothers: Lloyd (Jeanette) Counts, James LaRocque, Brent LaRocque, Brian LaRocque, Denver LaRocque, Wylie LaRocque and Arne LaRocque; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents: Lloyd & Louise Counts and by a brother: Clifford Counts, nephews: Jason Counts, Elliott LaRocque and Brian LaRocque and by James LaRocque.

Funeral Mass for Ronald Counts will be held on Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Dunseith, North Dakota.

A wake will be held on Thursday, January 16th from 6 – 10 PM. Rosary will be said at 8 PM. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Dunseith, North Dakota

Rosary by Carson Belgarde. Eulogy by Elaine LaRocque. Gift Bearers by Kristine Lindteigen and Val LaRocque. Readers will be Cheryl LaFloe and Debbie Rondeau.

Music by Martin Trottier and Troy Decoteau.

Honorary Casket Bearers: All family and friends.

Casket Bearers will be Martin Trottier, Darrell Trottier, Richard Trottier, Randy Brunelle, Gene LaFrombois, James Counts, Clarence St. Claire Jr. and Clifford Counts Jr., Conway LaRocque, Clarence Counts Jr. and Jordon Olson.

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. April LaRocque

    I will miss my older cousin, and I’m sad he is no longer on Earth with us.

  2. Arlene M. Henry

    I’ve known Ronnie for many years. My condolences to all of the family, may he R.I.P.

  3. Karilynn DeCoteau & Joel May and family

    My sincerest condolences, Shawn, Sean, and Katelyn; I am so sorry for your family’s loss. May Ronnie fly high and be welcomed with open arms to heaven with Jason guiding his way and his parents Lloyd and Louise, as well as George, R.I.P. Ronnie. Fly high and watch over Shawn and the kids. Thanks for the GREAT stories.

  4. Mary Counts

    May thoughts and prays are with the family.


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