Paulette P. Januszewski – Obit

Paulette P. Januszewski, 78 of Erskine, MN passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021, at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM Friday, October 8, 2021, in St. Lawrence Catholic Church with Fr. Larry Delany in Mentor, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be held at St. Lawrence Cemetery near Mentor, MN.

Paulette Pearl Marie Fournier was born October 17, 1942 in Red Lake Falls, MN the daughter of Paul and Ida (Desrosier) Fournier. She was raised in Red Lake Falls and attended country school, graduating in the class of 1962, from Lafayette High School in Red Lake Falls, MN.

On July 20, 1963, Paulette was united in marriage to Stanley Paul Januszewski at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Terrebonne, MN. They settled on a farm near Erskine, MN where they raised seven children, Constance, Stanley Jr., Leon, Jerome, Bernadette, Andrew, and Michael. Paulette felt blessed to live independently on the farm until the summer of 2021 when she moved to Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine.

In her earlier years, Paulette enjoyed knitting, sewing, gardening, canning, and raising her children. In her later years, she especially enjoyed reading and spending time with her family. Paulette was a planner, smart, organized, kind, and caring woman.
She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Mentor, MN.

Survivors include her children, Stanley (Patty) Januszewski Jr., Leon Januszewski, Jerome (Teri Brault) Januszewski, Bernadette (Scott) Halmrast, Andrew Januszewski, and Michael Januszewski; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Ron (Donna) Fournier; and many other family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley in 1990; daughter, Constance “Connie” Brekke in 1988; parents, Paul and Ida Fournier; brother, John “Fred” Fournier, and an infant sister, Juliette Fournier.