Berube Lagasse, Fernande Cote Age 94, died peacefully March 5, 2011, at North Memorial Medical Center Hospice Unit in Robbinsdale, MN. She is survived by her children, Rachael and husband John Franchuk of Bend, OR, Robert Berube and wife Jeanne of Valrico, FL, Angela and husband Greg Malget of New Hope, MN, Muzette Fiander of Melbourne, FL, and former son-in-law, Tom Fiander of Sarasota, FL; eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; sister-in-law, Vivian Cote; many nieces and nephews; four step-daughters, Mary Jo Eide, Yvonne Dolan, Eileen Hopkins, Phyllis Buechler, and one step-son, Michael Lagasse. She is preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Rebecca Cote, sister Cecile, brothers Laureus, Urbain, and Robert, husbands Lawrence Berube and Zenon Lagasse, and daughter Blanche. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, 11 am with visitation one hour prior at the Church of St. Raphael, 7301 Bass Lake Rd., New Hope. A private family burial service will be held at Hillside Cemetery in Dunseith, ND. Special thanks to North Memorial Medical Center Hospice Unit doctors, nurses, and staff for their wonderful care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Fern's memory to Minnesota Masonic Homes Northridge Activities Center; or North Memorial Medical Center Hospice Unit, Robbinsdale, MN. Gearty-Delmore 763-537-4511
Published in Star Tribune on Mar. 6, 2011.