Muriel R. ParéMuriel R. Paré, age 85, resident of Devils Lake, ND, formerly of Tolna, ND, died Friday, February 11, 2011 at her home in Devils Lake.
Muriel R. Paré, age 85, resident of Devils Lake, ND, formerly of Tolna, ND, died Friday, February 11, 2011 at her home in Devils Lake.
Muriel Rose Otto was born June 14, 1925 in Nelson County, near Tolna, the daughter of George and Mary Esther (Ward) Otto. She attended grade school in Tolna and also graduated from the Tolna High School in 1943. She then attended Mayville State College for a year and was employed by the Farmers and Merchants State Bank in Tolna. Muriel married Howard L. Paré on September 9, 1946 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tolna. She was a member of the St. Joseph Altar Society, the 27-52'ers Homemakers Club, and was also a 4-H Leader for many years.
Muriel will be deeply missed by her husband, Howard of Devils Lake; three children, Colleen (Les) Hanson of Tolna, Linda (Rick) Aukerman of Corpus Christi, TX, and Michael (fiancée Connie Gladue and her children Kayci & Callie) Paré of Tolna; her grandchildren, Cindy (Joe) Welu of Eden Prairie, MN, Lisa (Mick) Thompson of Ada, MN, Tracy (Chris) Pellicer of Jacksonville, FL, Scott (Megan) Hanson of Savage, MN, Tim (Kim) Hanson of Huntsville, AL, Chris (Deb) Paré of Davenport, ND, Allen Paré of Tolna, ND, and Joni (Justin) Smith of Platte City, MO; her great-grandchildren, Rhett, Farrah & Zyler Niece, Preslee Welu, Connor, Jace, Lauren & Jenna Thompson, Zoe, Greta & Nolan Hanson, Victoria & Jackie Paré, Elizabeth Smith, and expecting in June: Violet Pellicer; her step grandchildren, Saul & Josie Guerrero and Hannah Pellicer; her step great-grandchildren, Saul and Rami; three sisters, Mary LaVon Lysne of San Antonio, TX, Elaine (Eugene) Weiss of Champlin, MN, and Verana Rohman of West Fargo, ND; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Funeral Mass for Muriel will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tolna, ND, on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.
Visitation will be held at the Aaker Funeral Home, Lakota, ND, on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 beginning at 4:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at the Church on Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.
Interment will be in the spring at the Tolna Cemetery.