Carrigan, Virginia Ione
B: 13 Feb 1928
M: 05 Jun 1950, Albert Louis Ducharme b. 08 Dec 1927, Red Lake Falls, MN, son of Albert J. Ducharme and Loria Grandbois.

FN: Michael Leo Carrigan
MN: Mildred Ione Jaycox

Children of Albert Ducharme and Virginia Ione Carrigan:

Thomas P. Ducharme
M: Mary

Terrence Ducharme
M: Mary

Daniel M. Ducharme
M: Cheryl

Robert L. Ducharme
M: Cheryl Ann

Michelle Ducharme
M: Frank O'Connor

Jeanne R. Ducharme
M: Ric

All of the children of earned professional degrees.


Albert Ducharme, 74

Albert Louis Ducharme, 74, of Muscatine, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at his home.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the St. Mathias Church in Muscatine with the Rev. Rob Lathrop officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

His body has been donated to the University Hospitals' Anatomy Department. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Sisters Mary and Mathias Parish to be dispersed for the needy or to Unity Hospice.

Mr. Ducharme was born Dec. 8, 1927, in Red Lake Falls, Minn., to Albert J. and Loria (Grandbois) Ducharme. He married Virginia Carrigan on June 5, 1950, in East Grand Forks, Minn. In 1973, he moved from Downers Grove, Ill., to Muscatine. He was a chemical engineer at Grain Processing Corp., retiring in 1990.

Survivors include his wife of Muscatine; four sons, Thomas P. Ducharme and his wife, Mary, of Scottsdale, Ariz., Terrence Ducharme and his wife, Mary, of Iowa City, Daniel M. Ducharme and his wife, Cheryl, of Georgetown, Ind., and Robert L. Ducharme and his wife, Cheryl Ann, of Elburn, Ill.; two daughters, Michele Ducharme and her husband, Frank O'Connor, of Auburn, Ala., and Jeanne R. Conaway and her husband, Ric, of Uniontown, Pa.; five brothers, Paul Ducharme of Omaha, Fay Ducharme of Seattle, Donald Ducarme of San Antonio, Cyril Ducharme of Plymouth, Minn., and Leo Ducharme of Cook, Minn.; four sisters, Norma Christiansen of Dousman, Wis., Cecelia Szuberla of Naples, Fla., Therese Maidl of Anoka, Minn., and Ann Poce of Cook, Minn.; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

His parents and one brother, Marvin, died earlier.