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Edith Cossette

January 28, 1924 - May 07, 2010


Monday, May 10 from 5-8 pm at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo and also one hour prior to Mass at the church on Tuesday.

Prayer Service:

Monday at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Funeral Service:

Tuesday, May 11 at 11:00 am at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.


Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Edith Cossette

January 28, 1924 - May 07, 2010


Edith A. Cossette, 86 of West Fargo, died Friday, May 7, 2010 at MeritCare Palliative Care under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Edith was born on January 28, 1924 in Wild Rice, ND to Edward and Elmire (Richard) Sauvageau.  She married Laurence Cossette on November 22, 1943 and they made their home in Fargo.  Edith worked as a cook at St. Anthony’s School for many years.

She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, quilting, reading, gardening and time at their lake home.

Edith is survived by her children, Helen (David) Bye of Fargo, Gerald (Sue) Cossette of St. Michael, MN, Betty (Ken) Swanson of West Fargo;  grandchildren, Michelle (Kary) Voegele, Mark (Sarah) Bye, Ryan (Kelli) Cossette, Brandon (Amy) Cossette, Sarah Cossette, Kari (Tony) Clark, Darren Cossette, Jana (Carl) Pecinovsky; 12 great-grandchildren; siblings, Della Bassett of Fargo, Denise (Clifford) Cossette of Fargo, Leonie (Raymond) Rheault of Horace, ND, Marie (Warren) Brendemuhl of Moorhead, MN, Elaine (Lloyd) Staska of West Fargo, Pam Ulness of Moorhead, Leo (Diana) Sauvageau of Ottawa, IL, Clifford Sauvageau of Fargo, Tom (Linda) Sauvageau of West Fargo, Pat (Jim) Dreitzler of Las Vegas, NV, Kathy (Ed) McDonald of West Fargo, Donna (Duane) Schechinger of Fargo and Janet (Del) Arneson of Cotton Lake, MN and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Laurence; son, Richard and siblings, Mike Sauvageau, Guy Sauvageau, Alpha Sauvageau and Annabell Meager and by her parents.

Memorials are preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley.


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  1. Barbara Torok Sturdevant says:

    Moorhead MN
    Helen and Family~~Please accept my sympathy.May God bless you and keep you in His care.

  2. Bonnie Thorp says:

    Fargo North Dakota
    Dear Helen,
    I was so sorry to read about the death of your mother. Maythe love of your family and friends comfort you.

    A donation will be made to Hospice of the Red River Valley in your mother’s name.

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