Laurence ?Larry? Cossette passed away at ManorCare Health Services on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at the age of 86.
Larry was born on January 1, 1922 in Wild Rice, ND to Pierre O. and Emma (Pronovost) Cossette. He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad for 39 years. He married Edith Sauvageau on November 22, 1943. They made their home in Fargo, ND.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years: Edith; children: Helen Bye (David) Fargo, Gerald Cossette (Sue) St. Michael, MN, Betty Swanson (Ken) West Fargo, ND; 8 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; siblings: Lucille Bussiere, Fargo, Laura Rheault, Fargo, Charlotte Tom (George) Long Prairie, MN, Clifford Cossette (Denise) Fargo; and many nieces and nephews.
Laurence was preceded in death by his son: Richard Cossette; two brothers: Gaston , Maurice; and one sister: Hazel Bernier.
The family would like to express their thanks to the ManorCare staff for the wonderful care that was given to Laurence.
Funeral: 10:30 am on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at St. Anthony?s of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.
Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Prayer Service: 7:00 pm on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.
Burial: Holy Cross North Cemetery