Doreen Cossette

Obituary of Doreen Violet Cossette


It is with heavy hearts that the family of Doreen Violet Cossette, late of Shellbrook, SK,  announce her peaceful passing on January 10, 2023, at the age of 80 in the Victoria Union Hospital in Prince Albert, SK. Doreen was born August 27, 1942, near Big River where she grew up and went to school with her 6 brothers and 5 sisters. She moved to Canwood and worked at the Co-op Store where she met her husband Leslie Cossette. They married on December 9, 1967. They farmed at Sugar Hill area and mom worked at the Co-op Store for 30 plus years. They sold the farm and moved into Shellbrook. Mom couldn’t stay home so she went to work at the golf course for about 3 years, then to the Field’s Store for a short while and then to Woodland Pharmacy until her passing. Mom was an excellent cook and gardener. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be missed dearly.

Doreen is survived by her husband Leslie; her daughters, Andrea (Reg) and daughter Brianna; Michelle (Blaine) Stene and children Randy, Kelli and Brandon; her siblings, Juliette, Betty, Wendy, Phillip, Garry, Barry and Wade; sisters-in-law, Meada and Georgina; her brother-in-law Lyle Hamborg; her special friend Marci Olsen; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Doreen was predeceased by her parents George & Irene Wilson; her brothers Reg and William “Billy”; her sisters Phylis and Bonnie; her father and mother-in-law Ernest and Katherine Cossette.

There will be a Memorial Service for Doreen held on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. from the Shellbrook Seniors Hall with Pastor Dave Whalley officiating. In lieu of tributes, memorial donations may be made in memory of Doreen to the choice of the donor.

For those not able to attend Doreen's service there will be a link provided following the service.

Family and friends wishing to send online condolences are welcome to visit Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Beau “Lac” Funeral Home & Crematorium, Lynn Anderson, Funeral Director, Shellbrook, SK. 306-747-2828.


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Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Shellbrook Seniors Hall
101 Railway Avenue East
Shellbrook, Saskatchewan, Canada
Memorial Service
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