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VANSEVENANDT, Laurette Marie Pauline


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In Loving Memory of

Laurette Marie Pauline Vansevenandt

August 12, 1961 – January 21, 2021


Laurette Marie Pauline Vansevenandt (Belanger) passed away peacefully the evening of Thursday, January 21, 2021 at her family home in Sturgeon County, AB with the love of her family surrounding her.

Laurette was born in Edmonton, Alberta on August 12, 1961 to Robert and Jeanne Belanger. She was their seventh child. She met the love of her life and best friend, George when they were at a graduation dance. They married on April 11, 1981, and moved to a family farm east of Morinville, where they later built a hog and grain operation. 

Within their first year of marriage, Laurette and George welcomed daughter, Cassandra, in 1982, and in 1985 their second daughter, Stephanie. Laurette was a devoted wife, mother, granny, sister, friend, and farmer.  Laurette was a woman of many passions including: farming, knitting, crafting, puzzle building, and her greatest joys her two grandchildren.

She will be greatly missed by her husband of 39 years, George; children, Cassandra Hurtig (Kurt), Stephanie Henderson (Adam); grandchildren, Lexey and Paxtyn Henderson.

Laurette is also survived by her mother; Jeanne Belanger, 4 sisters, 1 brother and 6 brother-in-laws,

Pauline (Roger) Berube, Louise (Rick) Dubois, Annette (Joseph) Paquette, Jeannine (Cliff) Burns, Roberta (Ray) Bauwens, Normand (Val) Belanger, Rollande (Trevor) Fulton, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.


Laurette is predeceased by her father, Robert Belanger and brother; Albert Belanger.



The family members wish to express their gratitude for your kindness and support.


The funeral mass will be held Friday, January 29, 2021 and is by invitation only due to the restrictions in place by the Alberta Government.


Those wishing to join the family in remembering Laurette, please refer to the Memories Funeral Home website for updates regarding a video link for the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Jean Baptiste Parish, Restoration and Maintenance Fund.

St. Jean Baptiste Parish 10034 100 Ave., Morinville, AB T8R 1P7.


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