OBITUARY

Aurelie Marie Adolphine Duperreault

October 31, 1923January 11, 2021

Aurélie Duperreault Oct. 31, 1923 - Jan. 11, 2021 It is with very heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of Aurélie Marie Adolphine Duperreault on Jan. 11, 2021. Aurélie is survived by her children Eliane (Bob) Hutchinson, Raymond (Edith) Duperreault, Ralph (Ginette) Duperreault, Jeanne (Tim Appelt) Duperreault, Louise (Peter) Unger, Christine (Christopher) Pook, Colette Duperreault, Joseph (Anneli) Duperreault, Damien Duperreault, and Monique Duperreault. She was predeceased by her husband Cléas in 1999, and her son Michel (Sheila) Duperreault in 2020. Aurélie also leaves a legacy of 18 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was born in Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan, the eldest of 13 children in 1923. After graduating from high school she continued her studies at Normal School and taught school for a short time before marrying Cléas in 1943. A happy marriage of 56 years was very busy, with 11 children to feed and tend to, but in later years she still found time to do volunteer work. One of the places she volunteered was St. Ann’s, helping to deliver books to the residents. And the last 3 years of her life were spent there, where she was loved and will be missed by residents and staff. A private funeral service will be held for Aurélie on Thursday, January 14, limited to the immediate family because of the covid restrictions, followed by the interment in Willow Bunch on January 15, where she’ll be laid to rest next to her beloved Cléas. To watch the live stream please visit https://youtu.be/7ktpTW1jpPc or you can access through the church website https://smc.saskatooncatholic.ca/en/node/110

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Anne Williams

January 21, 2021

Dear Cousins
I am praying for you as you grieve the loss of your precious mother and matriarch. At this time, as you share many memories, may they bless and bond you ever more deeply together.
God Bless
Anne

Jan Ens

January 19, 2021

I was so sorry to read of your lovely Mother's passing. She was a good neighbour and lived a full and long life; but no matter how long her life was it is always too soon to lose your Mother.
I offer my sympathy to your entire family.
Jan

Mary Maxwell

January 15, 2021

Dear Jeanne,
Please accept my condolences on the death of your mother. I remember her as a cheerful, energetic woman with more children than we had in our family!
What a remarkable life she had, rising to meet each occasion that challenged her during her long and abundant life.

I enjoyed seeing you in Saskatoon on one of the many visits you made to see your mother.
I hope you and your family are safe and well, Jeanne.

Mary Maxwell

Mary Lou Forrest

January 14, 2021

This is Dougs mum! Tasha spoke often of her MaPere's & would share pictures. I was wanting to meet her last Feb. @ Mikes service! My condolences to all the family! 🙏🏼

Jules Lafortune

January 14, 2021

Aurélie was the wife of the nephew of my grand-grand-father Louis Duperreault (Saint-Damien, Québec, (1846-1922).
Mes condoléances à la famille de cette digne vieille dame.
Jules Lafortune

Guy and Kathy Lalonde

January 14, 2021

Our deepest sympathy to all your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I have many happy memories of her visits to Willow Bunch and how her and Mom would enjoy their time together.

Kevin Fitzgerald

January 13, 2021

Colette and I extend our deepest condolences on your loss. Aurélie was described as having "saintly calmness" and this is an accurate description. I have fond memories of spending time in the busy Duperreault household as a teenager and observing her tranquil and confident demeanor. Her presence was always warm and comforting, almost as if she possessed a secret that no one else knew...the secret of inner peace.

Our hearts, thoughts, and energy are with the family at this time.

Colette, Kevin, Eryn, Meags, Kieran, Tiegh

Jean Duperreault

January 13, 2021

My sincerest condolences on the passing of your mother. gtand mother and great grand mother. She was a n amazing woman with a proud Metis heritage from WB. While I lived in Saskatoon, I enjoyed visiting Tante Aurelie and oncle Cliff especially over the Christmas season. Meals were great, the company better, and the hockey games very challenging. No competitive bones in tante Aurelie's children!!!! I always wondered why my shins were bruised after a hockey game with my cousins!

Tante Aurelie was a wonderful aunt, a saintly woman, and a proud mother. May she rest in peace. And to you, dear cousins, please accept my family's heartfelt condolences. You are in our prayers.

Jean, Micheline, Gabriel and Camille

Cheri and Father Frederic Duperrault

January 13, 2021

My father Fritz (Frederic) and I send our sympathies to close family and friends of Aurelie Marie. We had the pleasure to meet her at the family reunion at Willow Bunch and loved meeting her.

We were impressed with the twinkle in her eyes, her energy, vitality and warmth. We wish we could have known her longer.

Are deepest condolences,
Cheri Duperrault
and Father Fritz Duperrault

FROM THE FAMILY
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