Florentine Champagne

BELCOURT Florentine Champagne, 85, Belcourt, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in a Belcourt hospital.

She was born Feb. 25, 1928, to Alfred and Mary LaVallie, in Belcourt. She married Frank Champagne Feb. 25, 1952, in Belcourt.

Survivors; sons, Linus LaVallie and Francis Champagne, both Belcourt; Raymond Champagne, Dunseith; daughters, Grace Church, Bisbee, Clara Moline, Dunseith, Sharon Garity, of North Carolina, Lisa Champagne, Belcourt; 26 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild; brothers, Gregory, Lawrence, Mike, Linus and Kenny, all Belcourt; and sisters, Margret Champagne and Velma Bruce, both Belcourt.

Funeral: Tuesday, 10 a.m., St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Belcourt.

Burial: Church cemetery.

Wake service: Monday, 5 p.m., rosary at 8 p.m., in the church.

(Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)