Obituaries




Gaubert
June 01, 2009 at 8:45 am
Lucille Champagne Gaubert passed away on Thursday, May 14. She was 83 years of age.

Schaubhut
June 01, 2009 at 8:45 am
Eldridge “Mickey” Daniel Schaubhut, age 90 years, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at his home in Des Allemands. Beloved son of the late Edward Schaubhut and Elizabeth Champagne Schaubhut.

Maugham
June 01, 2009 at 8:44 am

Earl William Maugham, Sr. passed away on May 15, 2009. Age 45. Resident of Destrehan.

Lasher
June 01, 2009 at 8:43 am
Gale L. Lasher, age 82, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2009 at the East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie. He retired as a steel worker with U. S. Steel Irvin Works after 40 years.

Dufrene
June 01, 2009 at 8:42 am
Danny Joseph Dufrene passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2009. Beloved son of the late Junior and Lydia Dunn Dufrene.

Stricker
April 01, 2009 at 11:43 am
Elizabeth LeBlanc Stricker. June 10, 1929 to Feb. 13, 2009. A native New Orleanian was preceded in death by her husband James Stricker and her parents Chloe and Dr. Lloyd LeBlanc and stepfather R.M. Turner.

ZERINGUE
April 01, 2009 at 11:41 am
On May 16, 1916, God blessed Clorinne and Francois Schexnaydre in a very special way with the birth of a beautiful baby girl, Isabelle.

Dempster
March 25, 2009 at 11:39 am
Melien J. Dempster, Sr., passed away on Monday, March 23. Beloved husband of Elvie Gassen Dempster of Luling.

Smith
March 25, 2009 at 11:38 am
Wilford Smith passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009 at Ochsner Hospital, Jefferson. Son of the late Hazel Dyson and Willie Smith.

Hebert
March 25, 2009 at 11:37 am
Betty Harrell Hebert passed away on March 22, 2009. Age 70. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, and above all, a precious child of God, Betty went home to be with her Heavenly Father peacefully surrounded by her husband, Walter, and daughter, Charlene.

Champagne
March 25, 2009 at 11:36 am
Terry J. "Head" Champagne passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009 in Luling. Beloved husband of Nancy Vicknair Champagne for 34 wonderful years.

Bruer
March 25, 2009 at 11:36 am
Jane L. Bruer passed away on March 19, 2009. Preceded in death by parents Wilbur T. and Carolyn D. Loke, as well as her husband Alfred E. Bruer and grandson Lawrence Deroche Jr.

Boggan
March 18, 2009 at 2:46 pm
Robert Hulon Boggan passed away on Friday, March 6, 2009 at 7:56 a.m. at St. Charles Hospital in Luling. Age 75. A native of Alvin, Texas and resident of Luling.

Jacque Griffin Griffin
March 18, 2009 at 2:46 pm
Jacque Anthony Griffin, 19, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009. Visitation was held 9 a.m. to funeral time on March 13 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands.

Martin
March 05, 2009 at 9:34 am
Edna A. Martin, 86, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009. Visitation was from 6 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 27 and from 8 a.m. at the Des Allemands Mennonite Church, with burial in the church cemetery.

Leblanc
March 05, 2009 at 9:33 am
George P. LeBlanc passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. in Des Allemands. Beloved husband of the late Vera LeBlanc by first marriage and the late Ida LeBlanc by second marriage.

Hymel
March 05, 2009 at 9:32 am
Catherine Ann Hymel entered into eternal rest with her heavenly father on Feb. 17, 2009 at the age 73. Catherine was a resident of Luling and a native of Breaux Bridge.

Hotard
March 05, 2009 at 9:31 am
Francois George Hotard, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009 at 8 a.m. at Kenner Regional Hospital. Age 78. He was a Retired Electrician with GATX.

Destrehan murder suspect slept in woods to avoid capture
Destrehan murder suspect slept in woods to avoid capture
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Bruce Bourgeois Jr., who is suspected of killing his girlfriend and severely injuring her mother, pulled off into a wooded area near Independence and slept in a stolen vehicle to avoid authorities Wednesday night.