July 17, 1935 ~ March 29, 2020
Rosella “Rosie” Y Bellemare, 84, Fargo passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Ecumen Evergreens of Fargo. Rosie was born July 17, 1935 in Clitherall, Minnesota to Ludwig and Clara (Moen) Johnson. She graduated high school in Fergus Falls in 1954. She married John Bellemare on June 4, 1966 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND. They lived on the family farm near St. Benedict’s for several years. John passed away on July 5, 2001. She helped at St. Benedict’s for years, primarily helping prepare for the meals after funerals. She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and getting outside whenever she could. Her grandchildren were very important to her and she will be missed by those she leaves behind. She is survived by her children; Richard Bellemare, Horace, ND, Ronald (Lori) Bellemare, Moorhead, MN, James (Carrie) Bellemare, Fargo, ND, Cynthia Remmen, West Fargo, ND; 7 grandchildren, Kari Remmen, Ryan Remmen, Aron Bellemare, Jacob Bellemare, Brenna Bellemare, Casey Bellemare and Bree Bellemare; sister, Helen (Charles) Tollerud, Bismarck, ND. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ludwig and Clara; husband, John; siblings, Truman Johnson, Mayme Heiden, Ernie Johnson, Ruby Sharp, Albert Johnson, Louvella Johnson, Joe Johnson and John Johnson. A service will be planned at a later date at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND. Interment: St. Benedict Catholic Church Cemetery, Wild Rice, ND.
i only met mrs bellemare a few times, but have always been told a mothers reflection is on her children and this I can attest to, Jim,Rick and Cindy are some of the Greatest and Truest People I have Ever Known. My prayers are with you guys!!!
I’m so sorry you all for the loss of your Mom & Grandma! Thinking about you all and praying for you guys! Huggs!
So sorry to hear of Rosie’s passing.
May she rest in peace.
Hugs and prayers to the family!
We were so sorry to hear of Rosie’s passing. Rosie was a wonderful, sweet, big hearted woman.
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss.
Rick, Ron, Jim, Cindy and your families my thoughts, and prayers go out to you at the loss of your mom. I have many fond memories of your mom ( and your dad). I enjoyed walking down to your home and having many conversations with your mom at your kitchen table about life, about the 4 of you and how fast you were all growing up, etc. There was always laughter in our conversations When I think of her, her kind smile and the times we laughed together about some of the things you kids would do when you were little. Your mom and always made our family feel very welcome at there home.
My heart goes out to you.
With love and sympathy,
Rick, Ron and Cindy- we are very sorry over the loss of your Mom. We all recall so many fond memories of our folks spending time together. Guess there is a casino reunion going on with those four now. Thinking of you all and hoping you memories help with the grief. Prayers to you all.
Rick, I’m so sorry to hear of your moms passing. I would have text but I lost all my contacts when I got a new phone. Take care, Jamie
Rosie was the sweetest. We served many lunches together after funerals at St. Benedict’s. She would always worry that we wouldn’t have enough food. One funeral was snowing, stormy and blustery, we were unsure if they would have the service. Service was on and Rosie called. As she called Father was blowing out her driveway because he wanted to make sure she would make it. We chuckled and headed to the church. It always seemed to come together. I will never forget her beautiful smile and laughter! Rest in peace sweet Rosie.
My condolences to the family! I met Rosie when she and I worked at JCP! She was such a sweet and kind person. Always enjoyed our visits at break time. R.I.P. Rosie, And Blessings to the family!