Loretta M. Sauvageau, 84, Horace, ND died Monday, October 6, 2008 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.
Loretta Sauvageau was born on August 4, 1924 to Joseph and Dorilla (Cossette) Sauvageau. She grew up on the family farmstead near Horace, ND. She attended school at St. Joseph Academy in St. Benedict, ND.
Loretta loved living on the farm, planting and growing vegetables. After her mother passed away, Loretta became the caregiver for her entire family at a very young age. They moved into Horace, ND in the early 50?s. She went to work at Valley Maid Meat Packing in West Fargo, ND in 1956 and retired in 1986. She stuffed enough wieners and sausage to go around the world. Loretta spent her summers working in her garden, canning and caring for her flowers.
Loretta is survived by a brother, Horace in Manteca, CA. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and a very dear friend, Henry Pronovost. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister: Mary Jane Sakellson; five brothers: Lionel ?Johnny?, Adolph, Patrick, Ourel and Archie.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 9, 2008 with a Prayer Service at 7:00 pm at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.
The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, October 10, 2008 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND. Interment will be at St. Benedict Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND