Services for Cheryl Rae Plante

Cheryl Rae Plante,73, of Bemidji, MN died Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at her home.


Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, January 10, 2020 at Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji with Pastor Mike Naylor officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Interment will be at the Lund Lutheran Church Cemetery in Gully, MN in the spring.


Cheryl was born May 1, 1946 in Fosston, MN, the daughter of Raymond and Grace (Bergh) Brekke. She attended Gully grade school through the eight grade and then went to Gonvick High School. Her family moved to Richfield, MN in 1962 where she attended one year of high school and then she finished her senior year back at Gonvick in 1964. She attended Bemidji State College for a year and then moved back to the Cities where she attended the University of Minnesota. After living in the Cities for a number of years, she moved back to Gully. She then managed the VFW in McIntosh, where she met Dan Plante and on July 10, 1976, they married in the Gully Park. They moved to Bemidji in 1977, where Dan had his business. Cheryl attended the Bemidji Vocational School where she learned Retail Management. She started working for Lady Slipper Designs until 1993, when she opened up her own store- Lady Slipper Outlet which she had until 2010. From there she went to Grandma’s Attic where she sold gift items and cards. She loved retail sales and merchandising and was very good at it. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and especially having them read to her.


She is survived by her husband Dan Plante,

daughter Chantal Plante,

Grandchildren Savannah and Alexander Ghosn, all of Bemidji,

brother Rob (Patty) Brekke of Gully,

sister Merlaine (Gary) Evje of Bemidji,


She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Wayne Brekke.


Condolences may be left at


Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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