Theresa Robillard

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at St. Alphonsus Church in Langdon for Theresa Robillard, 90, of Fargo and formerly of Langdon, who passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Bethany on University in Fargo. Burial will be in the spring at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Olga.

Posted 2/21/19

Theresa Beatrice Marcotte was born December 11, 1928, in Cavalier County to Telesphore and Marie Laure (Beauchamp) Marcotte. She grew up and attended school in the Olga area. On January 10, 1948, she was united in marriage to Morris Robillard in Olga. They lived in Clyde for several years before moving to Concrete in 1962. In 1994, Theresa and Morris moved to Langdon where they lived for many years. She moved to Grand Forks in 2013 and lived there for a couple years before moving to Fargo. She enjoyed baking, crocheting, embroidery, canning, and gardening. She was very active at both Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Olga and St. Alphonsus in Langdon. She was an election worker for many years and was secretary of the VFW in Concrete.

Theresa is survived by her children: Ron of Pine, Colo., Sharon Hughes of Fargo, Faye (Gerald) Bourbanis of Park River, Debbie (Edward) Nelson of Wyndmere, Sheila (Kelly) Thompson of East Grand Forks, Minn., and Marla (Gene) Ward of Rathdrum, ID; grandchildren: Mark, Nicole, Torger, Denise, Mike, Dan, Dawn, Amber, Amanda, Jeremiah, Justin, Jesse, Jon, Nathan, Tyler, Blake, Ashlie, and Caitlin; 26 great-grandchildren; siblings: Anna Chaput of Grand Forks, Ovide (Verna) Marcotte of Grand Forks, Laurette (Jim) Zettel of Grand Forks, and Eugene (Theresa) Marcotte of Langdon; and sister-in-law Isabelle Bonaime along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Morris, son-in-law Jim Hughes; infant granddaughter Jasmine; and siblings: Juliette Dietz, Cecile Robillard, Edna Dalzell, and infant brothers Marcel and Leo.

Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are available at