VAN BUREN - Yvette Desjardins, 81, passed away on Aug. 22, 2013, at a Van Buren health care facility. She was born July 28,1932, in Cyr Plantation, daughter of the late Guy and Yvonne (Perreault) Ouellette.
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Yvette was a communicant of St. Bruno Church and was a member of the Daughter's of Isabella, Evangeline Circle No. 464.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Conde A. Desjardins of Van Buren; two daughters, Amy Marslind and her husband, Dave, of Seattle, and Janice Kukles of Glendale, Ariz.; one son, Steve J. Desjardins and his girlfriend, Linda Poitras, of Van Buren; two grandchildren residing in Arizona; four sisters, Rene Cosmopoloues of Massachusetts, Agathe Simpson of Arizona, Gladys Ouellette of Connecticut, and Pauline Gendreau of Waterville; and three brothers, Louis Ouellette, Nathan Ouellette and Robert Ouellette all of Van Buren. She was predeceased by two brothers, Gerald Ouellette and Leo Ouellette.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the St. Bruno - St. Remi Catholic Church, Van Buren. Family and friends may call 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Lajoie Funeral Home, formerly Ouellette-Thibault Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. Interment will take place immediately following the service at the Grand Riviere Cemetery. For online condolences, please visit www.lajoiefuneralhome.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Aug. 24, 2013