Glen "Glenny Joe" Beaulieu Sr., 64, of Red Lake, died on Friday, March 17, 2006, at the MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.
A funeral will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday at St Mary's Mission in Red Lake with the Rev. Pat Sullivan officiating. A wake will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Red Lake Center in Red Lake and will continue until the funeral on Tuesday. Burial following cremation will be in the Beaulieu Family Burial Grounds in Red Lake under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.
Active pallbearers will be Kenny Johnson, Ernest Johnson Jr., Robert Curtis Newago, Raymond Oliver, Joe Parkhurst and Luvern Lussier, with alternates Jack Desjarlait and Stuart Desjarlait.
Honorary pallbearers will be Vicki Spears, Mary Sumner, Amy Boswell, Shirley Oliver, Georgette Robinson and Emily Parkhurst.
He was born on Dec. 6, 1942, in Red Lake to Gabriel Louis and Susan Marie (Dudley) Beaulieu. He attended schools in Red Lake. He then commercial fished in Red Lake and was a logger in the Red Lake area. He married Myrna Lussier on Dec. 13, 1971, in Clearbrook. He worked for the Red Lake Alcohol Rehabilitation Program as a chemical dependency counselor and then went to work at the Halfway House in Red Lake. He also worked at Red Lake Comprehensive Health Transportation Services until the time of his death. For many years, he made rough boxes for burials in the Red Lake Reservation.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and making chainsaw carvings. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children to hunt and fish.
He is survived by his wife; sons, Glen (Patty) Beaulieu Jr. and John Beaulieu, both of Red Lake; daughters, Mary (Myron) Lussier, Jane (Fred) Shingobe, Reva Beaulieu, Lisa (Merle) Beaulieu and Ivy Beaulieu, all of Red Lake; three special grandchildren; 21 grandchildren; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson; and many aunts and uncles, including a special aunt.