Louella “Anna Mae” Drouillard, 44 years young, made her journey to the spirit world on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, North Dakota with her family by her side. She was born in Bemidji, MN on October 24, 1974 to Cecelia Staples and Burnham Wilson.
Anna loved spending time with her family and friends. She cherished every moment she shared with her grandchildren. Anna loved to visit, listen to music, crafting and caring for her plants. She took great pride in her family and ensuring that they were taken good care of. She was everyones “go to” person because she made you feel the love she had for you…she was a great listener and always gave the best advice.
Family that Anna is reunited with are her parents; Cecelia Staples and Burnham Wilson, sister; Barbara Drouillard, brother; Jason Brown, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Anna leaves behind her children; Shana Drouillard, Corey Drouillard and Jarret Wind, sisters; Linda and Denise Staples, brothers; Dennis Staples, Sr., Burnham Drouillard, Darryl Drouillard, Sr., Clarence Staples, Michael Staples, Ken Staples, Sr. and James Brown, Sr., her grandchildren, special niece; Ashley Brown, special nephew; Jaysiah “Siah-Mae” Brown, several nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles, cousins and friends.
An overnight wake for Anna will begin at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 6th and continue until her 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Wednesday, November 7th all to be held at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Cass Lake, MN. Fathers George Ross and Michael Cobb will officiate. Pallbearers for Anna will be Dennis “Helm” Staples, Sr., Michael “Julio” Staples, Darryl “Duck” Drouillard, Sr., Kenneth “John” Staples, Sr., Clarence “Koosh” Staples, Burnham “Dauser” Drouillard, Corey “Corn Dawg” Drouillard, Jarret “JJ” Wind, Anthony “Reeko” Antell, Nicholas “Nick” Budreau, Richard “Richie” Budreau, Jr., James “Jim” Brown, Sr. and Cheyenne “Cheyguy” Budreau. Her honorary pallbearers are Shana Drouillard, Ashley “Ash” Brown, Liz Morris, Denise “Witch” Staples, Linda “Red” Staples, Serena Morris, Amy Fairbanks and Lisa Monroe. Inurnment will be in Prince of Peace Cemetery at Cass Lake/Mission, MN at a later date.
Anna’s care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com