ASHLAND – Cassie F. Sutherland, 97, died March 13, 2008, at Caribou Rehab and Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 18, 1911, at Portage Lake, the daughter of Oscar and Victoria (Madore) Bragdon. She is survived by one son, Arthur Sutherland and his wife, Irene, of Ashland; one daughter, Maurine Michaud and her husband, Lawrence, of Ashland; eight grandchildren, Kathy Bonney, Mary White, Lisa Basley, Lynne Sutherland, Harold, John, Earl and Arthur Sutherland; one stepgrand-son, Michael Kelly; 12 great- grandchildren, Cassie McCoy, Jasmine Greenman, Michael and Alan Michaud, Gavin and Lauren Bonney, Kelly Basley, Nessa, Alyssa, Dakota and Laurel Sutherland; many special nieces and nephews. She was also gram to Julia. Cassie was predeceased by her husband, Harold Sutherland in 1969; one son, Curtis Sutherland in 1973; and one grandson, Mark Michaud in 2000. She was the last surviving member of family, being predeceased by her brothers, Hadley, Freeman and Oscar “Buster”; and her sisters, Martha, Esther, Freda, Beulah, Edna, Blanche, Madeline and Gladys. Relatives and friends may call 11 a.m. until time of service Monday at St. Mark Catholic Church, Ashland. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at the church with Father Jean Paul LaBrie officiating. Spring interment will be at Ashland Municipal Cemetery. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation for the professional care extended to our mother by the staff at Caribou Rehab and Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are a service of Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home, 114 Exchange St., Ashland. To leave online condolences, please visit