Adelaide Morisette, age 93, a resident of Little Falls, Minn., formerly of Fort Ripley, Minn., passed away Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at St. Otto's Care Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Belle Prairie, Minn., with Father Bill Vouk officiating. Burial will be at Holy Family Parish Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at the Brenny-Simonet Funeral Home (East Chapel) in Little Falls, Minn. Christian Mothers will pray the rosary at 5 p.m., Secular Franciscan Sisters Prayer Service at 6 p.m. and Parish Prayers at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.
Arrangements are with the Brenny-Simonet Funeral Home (East Chapel) in Little Falls.
Adelaide was born March 10, 1910, in Fort Ripley, Minn., to the late George and Clara (Doucette) Gaboury. She attended rural schools and graduated from Little Falls High School. She attended Normal Teaching School in Little Falls and she taught in various rural schools in Ripley Township. Adelaide married David J. Morisette in 1930 in Little Falls, Minn. After their marriage, Adelaide quit teaching. The couple moved to Montana when David worked on Fort Peck Dam and then they moved to Polson, Mont., where David worked on Kerr Dam. They returned to Fort Ripley, Minn., in 1938 where Adelaide resided until 1990. She then moved to Little Falls to the Alverna Apartments until 2003 and then she moved to St. Otto's Care Center. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, knitting and crossword puzzles. Adelaide was a member of Holy Family Choir, Holy Family Parish, St. Ann's Society, St. Theresa Mission Circle and Secular Franciscan Order.
She is survived by her son: David E. Morisette of Fort Ripley, Minn.; daughters: M. Joanne Morisette of Fort Ripley, Minn., Deloris Lukasik and husband Raymond of Rockford, Ill., and Kay Farquharson of Falmouth, Jamaica, West Indies; and grandchildren: Joseph, Frances, and Helen Addy Smith, Meghan and Allison Cochran.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David J. Morisette; parents; brothers Peter, William, Hector and Dewey; and sisters Julia Mayouse, Alice Warner and Agnes Sales.
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