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Roberta Ann "Bobbi Ann" Lussier

 

December 3, 2021

Roberta Ann "Bobbi Ann" Lussier

July 5, 1951 - November 30, 2021

Roberta Ann "Bobbi Ann" Lussier ("Diindiisi" - Blue Jay), 70, of Red Lake, MN died Tuesday November 30, 2021 in Sanford Fargo Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, December 9, 2021 at the Little Rock Center near Red Lake. A wake will begin 1:00 PM, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at the Little Rock Center and will continue until the time of the service. The Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji assisted the family.

She was born July 5, 1951 in Red Lake, the daughter of Elmer Robert Lussier, Sr. and Margaret Rose (Spears) Lussier. She worked for the Red Lake Police Department as a dispatcher for many years and later became a home base worker at Family and Children Services until she retired. Bobbi loved to socialize, cook, spend time with her family and listen to her oldies. She was a caring, generous woman who was like another mom to all her nieces and nephews, she was also affectionately called "Gram" by her great nieces and nephews, she earned that title by being so loving.

She is survived by her siblings Arlen "Skidge" (Eldora) Lussier Sr., Gilbert Lussier Sr., Debbie Reynolds, Sandra "Nonny" (Ron) Sigana, Alice "Maysa" Lussier, Leslie Lussier and Linda (Kevin) Lussier. Grandchildren: Robert (Cindy) Lussier Jr., Vernelle (Ricky) Lussier, Alicia Johnson, Dylan Johnson Chassy Joy, Great-Grandchildren Zae, Zoie, Brielle, Ayasha, Landon, Tracen, Taleigha, Kordell "Baby Dan," Jennifer, and Niece Naomi (Doug) Kingbird.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Charlie Smith Sr., adopted mom: Betty Martin, son Robert Lussier Sr., Daughter Rose "Ree" Marweg, brothers: Elmer Lussier Jr. and Wayne Lussier Sr., Sister: Darlene Needham, Grandson: Daniel Johnson, Nieces Latasha Kingbird, Deshanna Halett, and Nephew Brandon Beaulieu.

Honorary Pallbearers are Debbie "Johnny" Lussier, Josie Smith, Rose "Gummy" Rosebear, Sue Antone, Arlys Bloom, June Maxwell, Ole Spears, Arnold Pemberton Jr., Arnie Chaboyea, Roger Johnson, Leighshell Layton, Jan Lussier, Ron Sigana, and Cindy Jourdain-Lussier.

Active Pallbearers will be her Nephews - Gilbert Lussier Jr., Elmer Beaulieu, Lawrence Lussier, Robert "Charlie" Reynolds, Lester Lussier, Brent Sigana, Alternates: Mike Lajeunesse, Cole Spears, and Dominic Lussier.

Events

Visitation

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

1:00 PM

Little Rock Community Center

Highway 1

Red Lake, MN 56671

The wake will continue until the time of the service.

Service

Thursday, December 09, 2021

1:00 PM

Little Rock Community Center

Highway 1

Red Lake, MN 56671

Final Resting Place

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

Highway 1, Box 189

Red Lake, MN 56671

 

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