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Monday, August 3, 2015

R.I.P. Joe LeGrand, Co-Owner of LeGrand's Market

Posted By on Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 11:42 AM

PHOTOS BY JOHNNY FUGITT
  • Photos by Johnny Fugitt

The co-owner of one of St. Louis' last family-owned markets passed away on Thursday, July 30. Joe LeGrand died unexpectedly at the age of 52.

Roger Perry, a meat cutter at LeGrand's Market & Catering in St. Louis Hills, said LeGrand's death was a "big shock." The market will maintain normal hours except for Tuesday, August 4, when the doors will be locked at 2 p.m. for the remainder of the day. The visitation is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. at nearby Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary.

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Who is going to replace LeGrand at the market? "Nobody is going to replace him. We're still trying to decide what is going to happen," said Perry.

Instead of flowers, the family asked that memorial donations be made in LeGrand's name to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. We also suggest you have a great sandwich to honor him. His favorite was the "LeGrand Special" -- roast beef, turkey, corned beef, cheddar, lettuce and tomato.

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