Delma I. Charbonneau

Delma I. Charbonneau, 95, of Bellaire, formerly of Central Lake, passed away on May 10, 2019 at Grandvue Medical Care Facility.
Delma was born on Jan. 25, 1924, in Bay City, the daughter of Raymond and Mabel (LeClair) Lauria.
Delma was raised in Kawkawlin, Mich., with a large, devout Catholic family. She then married and had a large family of her own having eight children. At a young age, Delma was widowed and left to raise her children alone. It was her faith and strong family values that got her through and successfully raised them all to be fine adults.
When Delma moved to northern Michigan she was employed at Mrs. Pete’s restaurant in Bellaire, worked at Meadow Brook Medical Care Facility and was a Senior Companion.
She enjoyed canning, baking, sewing, crocheting, going to the casino as well as numerous board games.
Delma is survived by seven children: William Charbonneau of Bellaire, Tom (Julie) Charbonneau of Florida, Tim (Grace) Charbonneau of Kingsley, Sharon (Seumas) Gardner of Ellsworth, Mary “Bert” Douglas of Central Lake, Ken Charbonneau of Ellsworth, and Joan Hummer of Jackson; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Charbonneau; son, Michael Charbonneau; daughter-in-law, Shelley Charbonneau; along with many siblings and her parents.
Visitation took place on Tuesday, May 14 at the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 15 at St. Luke Catholic Church in Bellaire. Burial was planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, May 16 at Calvary Cemetery in Kawkawlin.  
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the family.
Please sign Delma’s online guestbook at


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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 313
Bellaire, MI 49615
Phone: 231-533-5651
Fax: 231-533-4662
Physical Address: 
4470 S. M-88 Hwy.
Bellaire, MI 49615

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