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Jeannette Savageau

May 28, 1932 - April 18, 2018

Memorial Service - Tuesday

April 24, 2018
- 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Tuesday

April 24, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

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Boulger Funeral Home

Jeannette Savageau

May 28, 1932 - April 18, 2018

Obituary

Jeannette Marie Savageau, age 85, passed away peacefully at Serenity Assisted living in Dilworth, MN on April 18, 2018. She was born on a farm in Glyndon, MN on May 28, 1932, to Margaret Ada (Stulz) and Harry Allen Carlisle. She attended High School in Glyndon, MN and graduated in 1951. She then attended 1 year of college.

She married Roy Savageau on January 17, 1953. They had eight children, Steve Savageau, Wanda Youngquist, Brian Savageau, Greg Savageau (Becky), Ivy- Jo Gilbertson, Shelly Schroeder, Scott Savageau, and Dean Savageau (Carrie Ness).

She retired from Bethany Homes after 19 years of employment, where she loved working, entertaining, and visiting with residents.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, son Steven, and grandson, Shawn Dean, her two sisters, Genevieve Carlisle, and Carol Hoff and special friend, Roger Heuer.

She is survived by her children, 15 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews of which she knew everyone’s names and how to spell them.

She enjoyed dancing, tending her flower beds, sitting outside, and watching kids play. She also enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins, Vikings, and Wild.

Services will be held at Boulger Funeral Home. Visitation is at 1:00 PM on Tuesday April 24. Prayer service is at 2:00 PM with a luncheon following. Burial will be held at a later date.

She was under the care of Serenity Assisted Living and their staff, as well as hospice.

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6 responses to “Jeannette Savageau”

  1. Brenda Hilde says:

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Jeanette. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

  2. Tim and Mary Stulz, Fort Collins, CO says:

    So sorry to hear of Jeannette’s passing. We will cherish our memories of her!

  3. Jerome & Val (Ouellette) Mogard says:

    Sorry to hear about Jeanette. I worked with her at Bethany. We sure did have a good time with the residents. Prayers to all of her family.

  4. Pamela Upton says:

    Wanda, Brian, Greg, Ivy, Shelly, Scott and Dean,

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother.
    Jeanette will always have a place in my heart. She (as you all know), was the type of mother that opened her home and her heart to kids ( not her own) and showed them love and hopefulness and was a second mother to me. Your mother was a very special person in my growing up and I will always cherish the talks and the memories that I have in my heart for her. Rest in peace Jeannette.

  5. Donna Walhood says:

    Lovely Lady She Was. I still remember b going to Wild Rice as a child. The Best I mean Best place to stay. I recall a large tree to my left looking at the house. I believe a weeping willow. Oh the stories that tree could tell. In back was the best garden. If course moving that out house around. Let’s not forget her canning freezing etc. But don’t forget her cooking. Dana good cook. But most of all a loving person. Great and living Mom, grandmother great grandma not sure when to stop. I loved my Auntie Nett. Suppose those girls are laughing playing cards or bingo. I In Peace Aunti. Luv Donna

  6. Jeanne Ness says:

    Dean and Carrie Savageau
    I am so sorry to hear about your Mother and my prayers are with you and all of you family.

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