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Published December 23, 2013, 12:00 AM

Della C. Bassett

Della C. Bassett, 85, Fargo passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Della was born April 12, 1928 in Wild Rice, North Dakota to Edward and Elmire (Richard) Sauvageau. She attended St. Benedict School, Wild Rice. She did housekeeping for families throughout the Fargo area and was a caregiver to many family and friends. She married Donald Bassett on November 8, 1948 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Wild Rice. Donald passed away on October 8, 2007.

Della C. Bassett

Della C. Bassett, 85, Fargo passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Della was born April 12, 1928 in Wild Rice, North Dakota to Edward and Elmire (Richard) Sauvageau. She attended St. Benedict School, Wild Rice. She did housekeeping for families throughout the Fargo area and was a caregiver to many family and friends. She married Donald Bassett on November 8, 1948 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Wild Rice. Donald passed away on October 8, 2007.

She enjoyed spending time at the lake fishing with family and friends. She especially enjoyed the company of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her children; Jim (Fran) Bassett, Grand Forks, ND, Judy (Dave) Bruns, Audubon, MN; grandchildren, Rachelle (Ryan) Gustafson, Grand Forks, ND, Brian Bassett, Grand Forks, ND, Jason (Jen) Bassett, Baxter, MN, Emily (Kelly) Kalina, Fargo, ND, Peter (Lisa) Bassett, Pelican Rapids, MN, Nick (Sarah) Bruns, Fargo, ND, Nathan (Jamie) Bruns, Thief River Falls, MN; 7 great-grandchildren; siblings, Denise (Clifford) Cossette, Fargo, Leonie Rheault, Horace, ND, Marie (Warren) Brendemuhl, Moorhead, MN, Elaine Staska, West Fargo, ND, Pam Ulness, Moorhead, MN, Leo (Diana) Sauvageau, Ottawa, IL, Clifford Sauvageau, Fargo, ND, Tom (Linda) Sauvageau, West Fargo, ND, Pat (Jim) Dreitzler, Las Vegas, NV, Kathy (Ed) McDonald, West Fargo, ND, Donna (Duane) Schechinger, Fargo, ND, and Janet (Del) Arneson, Cotton Lake, MN and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Mike Sauvageau, Edith Cossette, Guy Sauvageau, Alpha Sauvageau and Annabelle Meager.

Funeral Mass: 1:00 P.M. Monday, December 23, 2013 at St. Benedict Catholic Church (Exit 54 off of I-29), Wild Rice with visitation starting at 12:00 P.M.

Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, North.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.

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