BRIDGEWATER - Michael O. Landroche, 70, of Bridgewater died on Aug. 17, 2013, at the CRVNA Hospice House in Concord.
He was born in Plymouth on Oct. 18, 1942, the son of Maxim R. and Madalene (Young) Landroche.
He was a graduate of Ashland High School; Belknap College; and attended graduate school at the University of Kentucky.
Mike served four years with the U.S. Army
Security Agency and had two tours of duty in Vietnam, including one with the 101st Airborne Division. He was a life member of American Legion Dupuis-Cross Post No. 15, the Veterans of Foreign Wars
, and was a member of the United States Squadron and taught safe boating classes.
Following his military service, he was employed by the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO), a Congressional agency, as a supervisory management auditor until his retirement in 1993.
Mike loved to fish and enjoyed many summer vacations in New Hampshire as well as his retirement on Squam Lake and surrounding waters. He enjoyed taking his grandchildren and other children fishing and always had many stories to tell.
He is survived by his wife, Lana Landroche of Bridgewater; sons, Terry Landroche of Pendleton, Ind.; and Anthony (Tony) Landroche of Ellsworth, two grandchildren, brothers Gregory Landroche of Meredith; Peter Landroche of West Hollywood, Calif., and his sister Jennifer Proulx of Valencia, Calif.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be held at Dupuis Funeral Home 11 Hill Avenue in Ashland on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church Hill Avenue in Ashland. Burial will follow at Green Grove Cemetery Main Street Ashland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Burtis Baker Scholarship Fund at Dupuis-Cross Post 15, P.O. box 423, Ashland, 03217. Dupuis Funeral Home Ashland is handling arrangements.. For more info go to dupuisfuneralhome.com