Angela E. DemaraisAngela E. Demarais, 94, of Grand Rapids, Minn.
Angela E. Demarais, 94, of Grand Rapids, Minn. died Saturday, June 16, 2007 at Grand Village, Grand Rapids, Minn. Angela was born in 1912 in Avoca, Pennsylvania. She grew up and attended school in Avoca, Pennsylvania. Angela later attended cosmetology beauty school prior to her employment as a cosmetologist in Washington, D.C. On December 27, 1943, she was united in marriage to Kermit Demarais in Washington, D.C. In 1945, Angela and Kermit moved to Bovey, Minn. and later moved to the Grand Rapids area. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, Grand Rapids and St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Grand Rapids, where she was involved with her circle and other activities. Angela was also a volunteer at the YMCA of Grand Rapids and played in the Looney Tunes Band, which was a band that played at nursing homes in the Grand Rapids area. She loved to knit and collect recipes. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kermit; one son, Patrick; two brothers, and three sisters. Angela is survived by three sons, Joe (Donna) Demarais of Forest Lake, Minn., Mike (Kathy) Demarais of Grand Rapids, and Tom (Cheryl) Demarais of Gilbert, Minn.; a daughter-in-law, Michelle Demarais of Cohasset, Minn.; two sisters-in-law, Clarrisa Moren of Duluth, and Delores (Simon T.) Simon of Moundsview, Minn.; a brother-in-law, Tim (Audrey) Demarais of Thurmont, Maryland; 11 Grandchildren and 13 Great Grandchildren. VISITATION:5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at the Rowe Funeral Home, Grand Rapids and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Grand Rapids. Rev. Fr. Jerry Weiss will officiate. Burial will be at the Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minn. Arrangements are by the Rowe Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, MN (218) 326-6505.