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Ambrose Lemieux, 78, of Pierre passed away February 8, 2021 at Maryhouse in Pierre. A grave side service will be held 11:00 a.m. CDT on Feb. 26 at Scotty Phillip Cemetery in Ft. Pierre. Ambrose was born December 22, 1942 in Murdo, S.D., to Amos and Elizabeth (Dhaenens-O’Brien) Lemieux. Ambrose grew up on the family homestead near Van Meter, SD. He attended school in Van Meter. When he was 17 he started working for Kelley Construction in Pierre until he was 65, at which time Kelley’s shut the doors. Ambrose loved hunting, fishing and dirt track racing. He was a pit crew member for a local racer for many years, then began working at the Oahe Speedway dirt track until its closing. He also played on the shuffle bowl league for a few years.
He is survived by one daughter Becky (Leon) Feist of Rapid City, S.D., 4 sons Jeff Lemeiux Sr of Pierre S.D., Greg (Michele) Lemieux of Tempe, Ariz., Mike (Shelly) Lemieux of Bismarck, N.D., David (Angie) Lemieux of Pierre, S.D., along with eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters; Margret Dayton of Bokeelia Fla., and Cecilia Newson of Murdo, S.D. Ambrose was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers ; Charles, Tom and Phil and three sisters Nancy, Mary and Marcella.