NORTHFIELD, MN. – Anne Dompierre, age 79, of Northfield MN, formerly of Ishpeming MI, passed away on Dec. 4 at Reflections Care Suites in Northfield. Anne was born on Aug, 14, 1934 in Channing MI to Lawrence and Mildred(LaJoie) DeRoche. She married her soul mate Ron on April 27, 1957. Anne, Ron and family resided in Ishpeming until moving to Minnesota’s Iron Range in 1974. After Ron retired they moved to the Twin City area to be closer to their children and grand children. Survivors include her husband Ron of 57 years; her 3 children Mark (Jeanne) Dompierre of New Brighton MN, Cathy (John) Cornelius of Golden Valley MN and Mike (Kris) Dompierre of Northfield MN; 5 grandchildren Matt Dompierre, Sarah Cornelius, Luc Dompierre, Abby Cornelius and Marti Dompierre; 4 sisters, Sister Theresa Lawrence DeRoche of St. Louis MO, Rita (Ron) Sturza of Clinton Township MI, Alice(Bobby) LaJoie of Negaunee MI and Cissy (Russ) Detwiler of Wichita Falls TX; 3 brothers Peter (Beth) DeRoche and Paul (Janice) DeRoche of Owasso MI and James DeRoche of Iron Mountain MI.
She was proceeded in death by her parents, sister Mary Dobbs; and brothers Bernard DeRoche and Larry DeRoche.
Anne was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved her family unconditionally. Alzheimers slowly took Anne’s mind but not her gentle spirit, good nature and loving smile. Heaven has another angel and we are blessed with many special memories. The family wants to recognize and thank the loving and caring staff at Reflections in Northfield. The care and love they provided Anne and our family for the last year was greatly appreciated and will not be forgotten. Memorials are preferred to Reflections Care Suites, 809 Forest Avenue, Northfield, MN.