Alice L. (Evans) Berube

Aug. 29, 1919-Feb. 25, 2008 Alice L. Berube, age 88, of Dunseith, died Monday in a Dunseith nursing home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at 10 a.m. in the St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church of Dunseith. Burial will be in the St. Louis Catholic Cemetery, Dunseith.

Alice Berube was born to Ernest and Teresa (Murray) Tennancour, on August 29, 1919, on a farm in Currie Township, Rolette County. She grew up in the Dunseith area where she attended grade school at Currie School. In the fall of 1934, Alice moved to town to attend high school and worked for room and board for Mrs. Ole Evans. There she met and worked with her lifelong friend, Lorna (Casavant) Zeiler. Alice graduated from Dunseith High School in 1938. On November 18, 1942, Alice married Myron Evans in Bozeman, MT. They returned to Dunseith and lived in the hills north of town for two years. Then they moved to a farm west of Dunseith and in January 1956 they moved into Dunseith. Myron died on March 30, 1968. Alice then married Fortune Berube on October 23, 1971, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dunseith. Fortune died February 24, 1996. Alice has continued to make Dunseith her home.

Alice was an active member of the St. Louis Catholic Church, Happy Homemakers Club and the St. Louis Women’s Guild. She loved to read, play cards, was an excellent cook and enjoyed being with her family and friends. Alice was a woman of strength, faith, courage, love, commitment, a caring person whose foremost focus was her faith and her family.

She is survived by: her sons, James (Cheri) Evans, of Dunseith, ND, Thomas (Jan) Evans of Monticello, MN, Frank (LaRae) Evans of Owatonna, MN, Michael (Patty) Evans of Moorhead, MN, Gregory (Joanne) Evans and Patrick Evans of Owatonna, MN; and a son-in-law, Linton Carlson of Bismarck, ND; stepchildren, Cecile Reynolds of Minot, Thomas Berube and James (Linda) Berube of Bottineau, ND, and William (Sheri) Berube of Laramie, WY; 24 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husbands, Alice was precede in death by her daughter, Linda (Evans) Carlson; grandson, Luke Gregory Evans; son-in-law, Ronald Reynolds; sisters, Dorothy Harris, Esther Larson, Irene Nicholson; brothers, John Tennancour and Gene Tennancour; and her parents.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, beginning at 4 p.m. with a prayer service at 8 p.m. at the St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Dunseith.

Arrangements are with the Nero Funeral Home of Bottineau.