Lillian Cossette, 88, Fargo, ND, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Diamond Willow Assisted Living, Detroit Lakes, MN.
She was born on August 24, 1929 to Eugene and Louiselle (Sauvageau) Trottier. Lillian grew up on a farm near Horace and graduated from St. Benedict’s High School.
She married Roland Cossette on October 18, 1950 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND. The couple raised their children near Hickson and Fargo, and Lillian was a devoted homemaker. In her later years, she worked at the Ben Franklin store until 1989 when she retired.
She loved gardening, playing cards, cooking, and dancing. She was also a talented seamstress. Roland and Lillian spent over 20 years in Arizona during the winter months. She cherished the time she spent with her children and grandchildren at Floyd Lake.
She is survived by her children, Larry, Fargo, ND, Ronald (Peggy), Fargo, ND, Allan (special friend Deb), Fargo, ND, Marlene McCarty, Cheyenne, WY, Marilyn (Kim) Feske, Fargo, ND, Barb (Eddy) Berglund, Fargo, ND, Bruce (Beatriz), Mesa, AZ, Dale (Andrea), Rochester, MN, Peggy (special friend Todd) Schoonover, Mesa, AZ; 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; siblings, Alida Utke, Fargo, ND, and Rosalie Lohr, West Fargo, ND.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers, Patrick, Lionel, Alderic, Augustin, Joseph, Sylvio and Roland Trottier; sister, Loretta Schmidt; daughter-in-law, Kay Cossette; sons-in-law, Mark Knosalla and Terry McCarty and great-granddaughter, Dreya Heiden.
Prayer Service: 5:00 P.M. Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 4:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass: 2:30 P.M. Monday, April 9, 2018 at Nativity Catholic Church, Fargo with visitation starting at 1:30 P.M.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery South, Fargo.