Agnes Mame Pleschourt

Agnes Mame Pleschourt

  • Funeral Date: 1/27/16
  • Funeral Time: 11 a.m.
  • Date of Birth: 9/27/26
  • Date of Death: 1/22/16
  • Funeral Location: Church of St. Dominic, Northfield

Agnes Mame Pleschourt was born September 27, 1926, in Walcott Township, Rice County, Minnesota, to Peter and Marie (Amrein) Thibodeau. She attended county school to 8th grade and received her nursing certificate in Princeton, Minnesota, in 1947. She worked at various hospitals in the metro area. On October 17, 1950, Agnes married Vernon Pleschourt at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Northfield.  The couple made their home on a farm near Faribault, and later farmed near Waterford from 1957 to 1961.  In 1961, they moved to Dundas. Agnes worked at hospitals in Rice County including: District One, Northfield Hospital, St. Lucas, and Minnesota Odd Fellows.  This marriage was blessed with 7 children. Vernon passed away in 1998 after sharing 48 years of marriage.

Agnes enjoyed gardening and canning her produce, bowling, old-time dances, reading, quilting, crocheting and puzzles. She was always in attendance at her children’s high school activities. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.

Survivors include her children: Barbara (Gary) Drentlaw of Northfield, Lloyd (Nancy) of Northfield, Nancy (Gene) Harlow of Apple Valley, Helen Gordon of Northfield, Karen (Mike) Johnson of Dundas, and Mark (Melissa) of Dundas; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; her sister Selena Blake of Wildomar, CA; sister-in-law Dorothy Thibodeau of Northfield; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; daughter Vivian; 3 grandchildren: Lisa and Phillip Drentlaw, John Paul Gordon; 3 brothers: Francis, Albert, and Donald Thibodeau; and 4 sisters: Edra Hamann, Adelaide Johnson, Harriet Hamann, and Viola Johnston.

On Friday evening, January 22, 2016, Agnes passed away surrounded by her family at Keystone Senior Living Center in Faribault at the age of 89.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Church of St. Dominic in Northfield. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7PM on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at the Bierman Funeral Home in Northfield and continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.

Arrangements are with the Bierman Funeral Home in Northfield.

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