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LOUISE MARIE BOUTET (nee COMEAULT) April 19, 1953 March 9, 2008 In the comfort of her home, Louise peacefully passed away at the age of 54, ending her two-year struggle with Cancer. Remaining to forever cherish Louise's memory are her devoted husband, Mel Boutet of 35 years of marriage; two sons, Carey (Jo-Anne) and Kevin (Boomer); proud parents, Benoit and Gisele Comeault; sisters, Paulette Comeault (Dr. B.), Jeanne (Doug) Hooper, Carole (Barry) Gushuliak and Denise (Rick) Pohl; brothers, Marc Comeault and Rene (Kathy) Comeault; brothers-in-law; Barry (Dorothy) Boutet, Dave (Sandra) Boutet and sisters-in-law; Shirley (Bev) Berrington and Diann (Jerry) Funk as well as many nieces and nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her beloved in-laws Charles and Barbara Boutet. Louise was born April 19, 1953 at the Morris General Hospital in Morris, Manitoba. She graduated from Emerson High School in June 1971. Louise and Mel were married August 19th 1972. The following year, she graduated Nursing at St. Boniface General Hospital. In 1973, Louise and Mel moved to Calgary, Alberta, where they cherished the birth of their first son Carey in December 1975. Louise gave birth to her second son Kevin, 17 months later in May 1977. The entire family moved back home to Manitoba shortly there after. Louise was a caring geriatric nurse for 30 years. Her first two years, she worked at Central Park Lodge in Calgary, followed by 28 years at Bethania Mennonite Personal Care Home in Winnipeg, where she happily retired in August 2005. Louise was always the life of the party. She enjoyed many social events such as; dinners with the birthday club, church group activities, watching sporting events such as Carey's hockey games or The Ben Gees playing baseball. Louise was well known for her famous pasta salad and making her specialty cesars. Her smile and generosity will live on in everyone's heart and memory. We will always love you and miss you forever. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, March 14, at 11:00 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, 710 Roanoke Street with Louise's first cousin Rev. Msgr. Maurice Comeault, P. H., and Rev. Fr. Owen Steeves presiding. Interment will follow in Transcona cemetery, 5014 Dugald Road. The family would like to give special thanks to all the nurses and doctors at CancerCare Manitoba, St. Boniface Hospital, as well as the Palliative Team who gave tremendous support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Louise's memory to the Blessed Sacrament Parish Building Fund or to The Roseau Crossing Heritage Park Fund.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 12, 2008
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