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Marcella E. Howell, 90, of Leroy, ND, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at her home in Leroy. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 28, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 27th, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. vigil service at the church.
Marcella Eloise Braget was born in rural Walhalla to Conrad and Rosalba (Morin) Braget on October 21, 1926. She grew up west of Walhalla and attended Fremont Township School.
Her most important job of life was being a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother which was done impeccably and effortlessly. Marcella also provided a daycare out of her home, and provided many with her seamstress skills.
Some of the things she enjoyed included: gardening, canning, freezing, and crocheting. Her enjoyment was winning rummy and pool games with all her grandchildren. She had an avid love for fishing and deer hunting with Joe.
Survivors include her children: Galen (Margaret) Howell, Leroy; Marcia (Ronald) Mack, East Grand Forks, MN; Donna (Bruce) Thom, Neche, ND; and Larry (Angela) Howell, Emerado, ND; grandchildren: Jan (Tom) Dick, Mary Howell, Becky Howell (Levi Gubbels), Ryan (Natalie) Mack, Chris (Ashley) Mack, Mindy (Scott) Woidtke, Tony Thom, Amy (Adam) Wilkens, Matthew Thom (Kendra Smith), Laurie Struxness; 10 great-grandchildren: Audrey, Josie, Lydia, Kate, Landon, Colter, Brynn, Oliver, Xander, and Hendrix.
Preceding her in death are her husband, Joe; parents; five brothers: Wallace, Charles (Tommy), Delorne, Donald and Robert.
Donna and family, So sorry for your loss!
Jamie Stockton Dodd Jul 30 2017 12:00 AM
Galen, Donna and families. So sorry to hear about your mother. Anne thought a lot of your folks. Now they can visit again.
Mark Collins Jul 25 2017 12:00 AM
Donna & family My heartfelt sympathy to you & your family. My you find comfort in all the happy memories you have of her. Hope you are doing well Donna. With love & sympathy, Diane & Roger Lindsay
Diane Lindsay Jul 25 2017 12:00 AM
Donna and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Deb Vivatson
Deb Vivatson Jul 24 2017 12:00 AM