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Laura M. Bellefeuille

LITTLE FALLS — Laura M. Bellefeuille, 91-year-old resident of Little Falls, formerly of Aitkin, Minn., passed away Monday, June 20, 2011, at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Little Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Belle Prairie, Minn., with the Rev. Nicholas Landsberger officiating. Burial will be in the Holy Family Parish Cemetery. Visitations will be from 4-7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, and Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the church. Parish prayers will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Shelley Funeral Chapel. St. Anne’s Society will pray a rosary Friday at 1 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Funeral arrangements for Laura M. Bellefeuille are  with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.

Laura Marie (Houle) Bellefeuille was born June 4, 1920, in Belle Prairie Township, Morrison County, Minn., to the late Joe and Lumina (La Force) Houle. Laura was united in marriage to Lloyd E. Bellefeuille on June 18, 1946, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Belle Prairie, Minn. Laura taught in the Aitkin Elementary Public Schools from 1956 until retiring in 1982. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Belle Prairie and St. Anne’s Society. 

Laura is survived by her sons, Mark (Pat) Bellefeuille, of Brooklyn Center, Minn., Joe Bellefeuille, of Moorhead, Minn.; and a sister-in-law, Florence Houle, of Little Falls, Minn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Bellefeuille on Dec. 9, 1994; parents, Joe and Lumina Houle; brothers, Leon, Maurice and Ovid Houle; and a sister, Stella LeBlanc.