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Shirley Mae Beaulieu

Shirley Mae Beaulieu

June 22, 1945 - April 22, 2024

Shirley Mae Beaulieu, 78 of Bemidji, MN died Monday, April 22, 2024 at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, May 3, 2024 at Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN.

Shirley was born June 22, 1945 in Cass Lake, MN, the daughter of George and Ida (Fairbanks) Beaulieu. She enjoyed fishing, sewing, beading, painting, going to the races and the casino, rolling dice, watching her hummingbirds, planting flowers, socializing, and spending time with family.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Renee Beaulieu of Bemidji, Kathy (Glenn) Beaulieu-Sanders of St. Michael, MN, and Nancy Marie Beaulieu of Bemidji, grandchildren, Joshua (Becca) Beaulieu, Katie (Thomas) Northbird, Kyle (Michelle) Beaulieu-Sanders, Steven Wayne Northbird, Kody (Callie) Beaulieu-Sanders, Benashii Griffith, and Kayla (Casey) Griffith, great grandchildren, Nathaniel, Ava, Jane, Lily, Harper, Everett, and Ogimaa, and brother Larry Beaulieu.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ida Elizabeth Beaulieu, father, George Selam Beaulieu, special friend, Dennis Richard Houle, brothers, Roy, Kenny, Anson Beaulieu, and Bobby Johnson, sisters, Margaret Hardy and Donna Beaulieu.

Active pall bearers will be Richard "Rick" Beaulieu and William "Bill" Beaulieu.

Honorary pall bearers will be Joshua Beaulieu, Anson Beaulieu, Jr., Steve Northbird, Benashii Griffith, Glenn Sanders, Kyle Beaulieu-Sanders, and Kody Beaulieu-Sanders.

Condolences may be left at



Friday, May 3, 2024


Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji

2807 Irvine Avenue NW

Bemidji, MN 56601


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