Visitation was held on Thursday, Jan. 2 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Gertrude Catholic Church with burial following in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Olive Oliver Dufrene. He was the devoted father of Penelope Walker, Stanley Roy Dufrene and wife Sandra, Leighton Dufrene and wife Wendy, Kristopher Dufrene and wife Christine and Aurora Romero and husband Alex; grandfather of Terence Walker, Benjamin Walker, Kristi Arens, Brandi Passman, Trisha Guidry, Peyton Dufrene, Hollin Caire, Alexandre, Ariel Romero and Andre Romero; great grandfather of, Avery and Julia Walker, Peyton and Emerson Arens, Jake and Cooper Passman, Karsyn, Parker and Dax Guidry, Harper Dufrene, Koa and Madyn Romero. Loving brother of Nola Spiess and Myrtle Naquin and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Egnace Dufrene and Agnes Trauth Dufrene; brothers, Landry, Albert, Johnny, Martin, Clarence and Jesse Dufrene and sisters, Sidonia Savoie, Alverta Matherne and Leona Roger.
He retired from Shell Oil Company after 42 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp for four years during World War II and was a member of the Des Allemands American Legion Post 316. He attended LSU.
Falgout Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.
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