Carol M. Vaillancourt, 93

Carol M. Vaillancourt, died Jan. 19, 2012, at Carefree Living, St. Cloud.

A Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, Jan. 23, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Foley, with the Rev. Charlie Kunkel  officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.

Carol Vaillancourt was born July 2, 1918, in Granite Ledge Township, to Paul and Lucy (Smekofske) Leason. She married LaVerne Vaillancourt June 5, 1939.

She is survived by her children, Lana (Delroy) Kampa, of Foley, Richard (Mary) of Becker, Judy (Randy) Fernholz of Rice and Robert (Janel) of Rice; 17 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren  and 10 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dode McNelis of  Watertown, S.D.; and brother, Gary (Bonnie) Leason of Blackduck.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vern in 1963, children, Bruce, Carol, Roger and Randy; also long-time companion, John Chapp; parents; brother, Henry and sisters, Frances O’Neil, Leona Jindra and Adeline Stevens.

Foley Funeral home