Leola ‘Lee’ Ringuette, 91, Jamestown, ND died Friday February 9, 2024 in Eventide at Hi-Acres.

Lee was born July 20, 1932 at Jamestown, ND, the daughter of George and Elma (Mohn) Wilmart. She attended the local rural school and graduated from St. John’s Academy, Jamestown, in 1950 and also was the Homecoming Queen. While in school, she worked at Attorneys Knauf & Knauf, later becoming Chase, Fredericks & Fredricks.

She and Eugene Ringuette were married in 1954 and traveled to different campuses where Eugene was working on his degree.

In 1974 she moved back to ND where she worked as Trainmaster’s Steno for Burlington Northen until 1982.  Lee went to work at the Jamestown Sun Mailroom for 5 years and later at Walmart for 8 years and retired in 2011.

Lee is survived by her son, Bill (Bonnie Etter-Ringuette), Ypsilanti, ND; 3 grandchildren, George Ringuette, Nicole (Daren) Hieb, Katherine Maylee Ringuette, special friend, Helen Grenz.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Eugene and sister Kathleen.

Visitation – 4:00 – 7:00 PM Wednesday February 15, 2024 at the Haut Funeral Home

Funeral Service – 2:00 PM Thursday February 16, 2024 @ the Basilica of St. James

Arrangements – Haut Funeral Home in Jamestown