Cecilia (Cece) Octavie Menier was born March 14, 1932 in Leroy, ND to Albert and Amanda (Beaulieu) Dease. She graduated in 1950 from Walhalla High School, Walhalla, North Dakota. On June 20, 1951 she was united in marriage to Joseph August Menier. They remained in Walhalla most of their married life and raised four daughters. Cece and Joe loved to dance to big band music, play bridge with their friends and spend time with their grandkids. They moved to Fargo in 1989 after Joe’s retirement. While in Fargo they worked as apartment managers until Joe’s death in 1991. Cece was employed in a variety of positions through the years: Astro Com, the Pembilier Nursing Center and Sam’s Club. Cece married Ron Renville on August 13, 1994. They lived in Kerkhoven, MN and Mesa, Arizona until Ron’s death. Cece then returned to Fargo. In retirement, she loved playing whist and watching soap operas. She collected beanie babies and never met a garage sale or secondhand store she didn’t love. Cece Menier, age 87, died on March 7, 2020 at the Pembilier Nursing Center in Walhalla, ND. Cece is survived by three daughters, Brenda Menier, Fargo, ND; Renae (Tom) Erdmann, Fargo, ND; Terri (Dean) Beauchamp, Fargo, ND; a sister-in-law, Pauline (Albert) Dease, San Diego, CA; 11 grandchildren, Joe (Christina) Cook, Walhalla, ND, Dustin (Becky) Fischer, Maple Grove, MN, Amanda (Chris) O’Connor, Walhalla, ND, Danielle Erdmann, Hingham, MA, Sara Stevenson, Cavalier, ND, Kayla Beauchamp, Fargo, ND, Terra (Matt Webb) Menier, Lakeville, MN, Jon (Lindsay) Erdmann, Fargo, ND, Kelsey Beauchamp, Fargo, ND, Eric (Adrienne) Erdmann, Fargo, ND, Tanner Beauchamp, Fargo, ND; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, brothers (Joseph Dease, Albert Dease, William Dease) and sisters (Evelyn Dease, Theresa Holland, Lucy Anderson) and daughter (Vicki Cook). Memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo with a visitation an hour prior. Memorials can be directed to Pembilier Nursing Center in Walhalla, ND.
I’m so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is so difficult whether they were sick or not. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Brenda & family:
So sorry for your loss.
Hank & Katie Pepin
Sorry to hear of your loss but guess we have to think of them reuniting with family!
Thinking of everyone!
I am sorry for your loss. I add you family to my prayers.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all! I will miss her, she always knew me and had good visits.
So very sorry for the passing of your Mom. Joe and Cece were both just the nicest people! Lots of good memories of our folks growing up.
Sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.
Menier Family, Our greatest and deepest sympathy to all of you. No matter the age, no matter the time you are never prepared to lose a parent, grandparent. There will be many memories/stories shared for all of you to find comfort and strength in. Love to all of you, Don & Michelle Murray
Brenda and entire family, sending lots of love and prayers to you all. May all the wonderful memories bring comfort and peace to you. I imagine quite the beautiful reunion going on right now with Joe! ❤️
Renae, Brenda & Terri, I am sorry for you loss. My thoughts and prayer are with you.
So sorry for your loss, will be thinking of you & your family!!!
So sorry for your loss. Cece and Joe were life long friends. They were our attendants at our wedding.
Sorry to miss the funeral. May she rest in Peace.
Sending prayers and our condolences to the families of CeCe’s
My condolences to this wonderful family. I have many fond memories of my time spent at the Menier house in Walhalla!! Joe and CeCe were both special in my life.
Sincere sympathies to the family. It’s hard to lose your mom, no matter the age. God be with you all and give you strength during these difficult days.
We are sorry for your loss. Love and prayers to you all.
Tony and Lynette (Lepire) Burgan