5-7:00 P.M. on Monday, January 12, 2015 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND.
10-11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND.
7:00 P.M. on Monday, January 12, 2015 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND.
11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND.
St. Benedict's Cemetery, Wild Rice, ND.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Velma Viola Sauvageau, Fargo, ND passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015 at Bethany on 42nd. She was born on March 3, 1927 in Sabin, MN to John and Erna (Rose) Paasch. Velma grew up in Sabin where she attended school.
After schooling, she worked at home for a time before moving to Fargo where she did housework for various families. She then worked for Fairmont Creamery for 4 ½ years.
On October 27, 1954 Velma was united in marriage to Guy Sauvageau at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Moorhead, MN and they remained married until his passing on December 31, 2000. The couple made their home on the family farm near Horace, ND where they raised their children. She was an active and longtime member of St. Benedict’s Church in Wild Rice, ND.
Velma was a member of the Horace Senior Citizens and volunteered at the Dakota Boy’s Ranch. She was also a member of a whist club for 56 years. Velma enjoyed the time she spent with her friends at her Homemaker’s Club. She liked to do a lot of hand work such as crocheting, knitting, and working in her garden.
She is survived by her children, Sandra Sauvageau, Fargo, ND; Karen (Roy) Ingebretson, Fargo, ND; Jeffrey (Deanna) Sauvageau, Fargo, ND; Lori Sauvageau, Fargo, ND; Darlene (Kim) Larson, Fargo, ND; Susan (Larry) Liberty, Billings, MT; Scott (Robin) Sauvageau, Lakota, ND; sister-in-law, Margie Paasch; grandchildren, Toshia (Jim) Shaw, Troy Helgeson, Justin Sauvageau, Eric (Alyssa) Sauvageau, Adam (Danielle) Liberty, Maddison Liberty, Jordan Liberty, Tom (Annie) Sauvageau, Shane (Tahralee) Sauvageau, Melissa Sauvageau, Tayler Gallegos; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy; siblings, Elsie Amundson, Albert Paasch, Leona Smith, Eleanor Johnson, William Paasch, Irene Ekre, Stella Flatt, and Roland Paasch.