Diane Marie (Newago) Beaulieu,”Waasekamigookwe” which means “Woman Standing in the Light”, age 55, of Bemidji, Minnesota and the Lynx Clan passed away at her home on Thursday, June 28, 2018. She was born in Minneapolis, MN on June 10, 1963, the daughter of Paula (Anderson) and Michael George Newago.
Diane was such a loving woman who had a huge heart. She loved to spend as much time with her family as she could. When not with her family, Diane liked beading, throwing darts, cooking and playing bingo. She enjoyed taking road trips to different casinos to play the slots. Diane had a life long dream of riding on an airplane, and last summer she and her sister Kathy flew to Las Vegas. She had an amazing time in Vegas. Our hearts are sad. She will be missed dearly.
Family that Diane is reunited with is her husband; Kenneth Beaulieu, Sr., father; Michael George Newago, brother; James Stuart Newago, sister; Susan Newago and grandmas; Emily DeFoe and Evelyn Anderson.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her children; Kenneth Beaulieu, Jr., Theresa Beaulieu, George Beaulieu and Ida Beaulieu, brothers; Michael “Mick” Newago, David A. Newago and Michael “Cook” Newago, sister; Kathy Newago, grandchildren; Dametrius Beaulieu, William Thompson, Jr., Natasha Johnson, Jo-Syiah Beaulieu, Samuel Staples, III, James Jones, September Jones, Avery Diver, Grandon Diver, Christopher Diver, Tianna Beaulieu, Sheena Beaulieu, Benjamin Beaulieu, Kenny Beaulieu, Robert Beaulieu and many more….
A wake for Diane will begin at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 11th and continue until her 2:00 p.m. funeral service on Thursday, July 12th all being held at the Mission Community Center, Cass Lake, MN. Father Matthew Cobb and Father Nick Hill will officiate. Pallbearers for Diane will be Joe Potter, Alberto Luna, David Newago, Rick Newago, Robert Newago, and Mike Newago. Interment will be in the Sugar Bush Cemetery in Sugar Bush Township, MN following her funeral services on Thursday.
Diane’s care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com