November 23, 1932 ~ July 2, 2014
Gilberta Clemenson, age 81, of Fargo, passed away with dignity on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at ManorCare after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family.
Gilberta was born on November 23, 1932, the daughter of Herman and Yvonne (Lavallèe) Cossette, near Horace, ND. She grew up on the family farm and attended school at St. Benedict’s Catholic School. Gilberta was united in marriage to Willis Clemenson on July 26, 1952 in St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND. They made their home and raised their family in Fargo. Willis passed away on October 7, 2012.
Throughout her life the greatest joy came from being a wife, mother, and grandmother. She was devoted in her faith and a longtime member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.
Gilberta is survived by her son, Wayne (Deb) of Fargo - and their children, Scott (Becca) and Nick Clemenson; her daughter, June (Dean) Edmunds of Fargo - and their daughter, Noel Edmunds; her sister, Rita Levin of Henderson, NV; and several nieces and nephews and many other very dear relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brother – Norman Cossette, and her sister – Ida Scilley.