Angela Renee Beaulieu, Maa ՙba a noo Kwe “Women in the Waves” of the Bear Clan, age 47, of Red Lake, Minnesota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at J.A. Wedum Residential Hospice in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Ange was born on September 4, 1975 in Red Lake, Minnesota the daughter of Betty (Sumner) and Emerson Beaulieu. She was homecoming queen and graduated from Red Lake High School in 1994. Attended Red Lake Nation College from 2012 – 2013.
Angela was employed at many places. She worked as a cashier at The Red Lake Trading Post, a floor supervisor at the 7 Clans Casino in Red Lake, Minnesota. a medical transportation and a code biller at I. H. S., floor supervisor, auditor, pit boss at 7 Clans Casino in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, an enrollment clerk at The Red Lake Tribe, a P.C.A. at Affordable Angels Inc. and helped her brother, James, with his carpentry business.
Ange loved playing softball and darts. She loved to play in dart leagues with her brother’s Tom and Emery. She liked cooking and making desserts that were family gathering favorites. Going to the Casino’s with family and friends. She likes doing glitter stitch, puzzles, scratching off lottery tickets and watching football. Her favorite team was the Denver Broncos. Most of all, Ange loved her dog (Spencer), family and friends. She tried to be there for whatever the situation. She especially loved, cared helped out, and gave words of advice to all of her nieces, nephews and cousins. Despite Ange’s illness, she was a human being having her ups and downs. She is with her parents now.
She is survived by her siblings: Emery (Cassidy) Beaulieu, Gerald Beaulieu and James Beaulieu all of Red Lake; Melissa Beaulieu of Red Lake and Rita Beaulieu of Minneapolis; several special nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents Betty and Emerson Beaulieu, brothers Charles Beaulieu, Tom Sumner, Duane Beaulieu and Raymond Beaulieu, nephews Deland Beaulieu Sr. and Merrill Neadeau, nieces Chloe Johnson and Geri Ann Beaulieu, maternal grandparents Angeline and Simon Sumner, paternal grandparents Alice G. and Charles P. Beaulieu, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Pallbearers for Ange will be George Sumner, Dave Wind, Robin May, Justin Donnell, Randy Barrett, & Brandon Neadeau. Alternate will be Todd Barrett and Justin Smith.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Ramona Brown, Carol Brown, Becky Infante, Lisa Sumner, Michelle Cobenais, Angie Strong, Melba “Punkin” Roy, Harlene “Rae” Spears, Melanie Sumner, Thelma May, Karen White, Cassidy Defoe, Lori Maxwell, Katie Grotte, Mike Martin, Mike Strong, Travis Varney, Marcus “Juno” Yanez Jr., Donald Roy, Paula Roy, Delwyn English, Dawn Martin-Sayers, Whitney Roberts, Darwin Donnell and Maria Donnell.
An all-night wake for Ange will begin on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the Little Rock Community Center in Red Lake, Minnesota and continue until time of service on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. Interment will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Red Lake, Minnesota. Father John Christanson will officiate.
The Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN assisted the family with funeral arrangements. On-line condolences can be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com