5-7:00 P.M. Thursday, January 13 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
9-10:00 A.M. Friday, January 14 in St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.
7:00 P.M. Thursday, January 13 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
10:00 A.M. Friday, January 14 in St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Vernon George “Vern” Desrosier, 67, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Fargo.
Vern was born on August 7, 1943 to Paul Joseph and Clara (Page) Desrosier at Crookston, Minnesota. He grew up and attended school in Crookston. Vern served in the Army, completed his basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri and served in Cambodia in 1963. Vern began work at Eddies Bakery, Grand Forks, ND where he worked from 1967-1978. He then worked for Sweetheart Bakery in Bismarck from 1978-1985. In 1985 he began work at Auto Maintenance Services where he worked until 1997 when he became the head of Maintenance at the Moorhead, Center, Mall. He enjoyed crafts, paint by the numbers and string art. He has been an usher at St. Mary’s Cathedral for many years.
He is survived by his children: Carla (Dale) Kosmatka, Sleepy Eye, MN; Jeffrey (Tommie) Desrosier, Fort Knox , KY; grandchildren: Chelsey, Lauren, Wyatt Kosmatka, Sleepy Eye, MN, and Austin, Ariana, and Autom Desrosier, Fort Knox, KY; brothers and sisters Delbert (Eveleyn) Crookston, MN, Larry (Joyce), White Bear Lake, MN, Steve, St. Petersburg, FL.
He was preceded in death by his parents.