Obituaries

Wheeler

Lessie Wheeler, 63, passed away at her home on Jan. 31, 2012. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Lessie was the beloved wife of 29 years to Phillip K. Wheeler, mother of Tammy Buckwalter (husband John Jr.), daughter of the late A. P. Gibson and Lessie Gibson, sister of Phillis Gibson Iverson, Layton F. Ladd and the late Jelks C. Ladd; grandmother of Michael and Brandon Boudreaux and Aaron Buckwalter, and the great-grandmother of Destiny, Kylie and Ryelie.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:39 am
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Deister

Gustave F. Deister, 90, a longtime resident of Wassaic, N.Y., died on Jan. 29, 2012 at Sharon Health Care Center in Sharon, Conn. He was a rural letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 26 years retiring in 1984. He was born on Nov. 2, 1921 in Peine-Stederdorf, Germany, and was the son of the late Herman and Martha Schaprian Deister. He was a 1939 graduate of the Newtown High School in Newtown, N.Y. and from 1942 to 1945, he served in the U.S. Army in the combat zones of North Africa and Italy. On Oct. 4, 1947 in Wassaic, he married Margaret Rivenburgh, who survives at home.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:38 am
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Arnold "Big Arnold" Scherer

Arnold "Big Arnold" Scherer, 56, passed away on Jan. 1, 2012 at his residence after a long illness. Read More...
January 13, 2012 at 10:08 am
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Rai "Rai-Rai" Lousteau

Rai "Rai-Rai" Lousteau, 73, passed away on Jan. 5, 2012 at her residence. Read More...
January 13, 2012 at 10:07 am
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Gustave "Johnny" Huff Jr.

Gustave "Johnny" Huff Jr., 62, passed away at home surrounded by family on Dec. 28, 2011. Read More...
January 13, 2012 at 10:07 am
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James "Shorty" Candies Jr.

James "Shorty" Candies Jr., 74, passed away on Dec. 29, 2011. Read More...
January 13, 2012 at 10:06 am
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Jerrilynn Hall Melancon

Jerrilynn Hall Melancon, 50, passed away on Dec. 27, 2011 at her residence.Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:56 am
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Cheryl Jean Waguespack Clay

Cheryl Jean Waguespack Clay, 52, of Norco, was called to heaven on Dec. 30, 2011. Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:55 am
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Rual David "Dave" Vannoy

Rual David "Dave" Vannoy, 80, retired from Union Carbide, entered into eternal rest on Dec. 28, 2011. Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:55 am
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Derrill J. Falgout

Derrill J. Falgout, 66, a native of Luling and resident of Bayou Blue, passed away on Dec. 29, 2011. Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:54 am
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Harold Paul Dufrene

Harold Paul Dufrene, 72, passed away on Dec. 24, 2011. Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:54 am
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Robicheaux

Rinnie Roy Robicheaux, age 63, born in New Iberia, LA on November 12th, 1948, entered his eternal reward on Friday, December 9, 2011at 10:12 p.m. in the presence of the love of his life, Molly Duplantis Robicheaux. He grew up in Franklin, LA, served his country in the United States Air Force from 1969-1973 and was employed by Union Carbide Corp. from 1973-2003.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:13 am
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Falgoust

Sandra "Sandy" Falgoust, 57, passed away on Dec. 4, 2011. She was a native of Springfield, Ill. and resident of Luling. She is survived by her husband, Keith Falgoust, parents, Joe and Lila Jeannice, daughters, Ashley Fontenot and Casey Woods, brother, Chuck Vanhus, sisters, Linda Bass, Sarah Fontenot, Shree Coker and Jeri Lynn Vanhus, and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Edward Vanhus.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Medina

Francisco Medina Jr., 81, passed away on Dec. 10, 2011 at St. Charles Parish Hospital. He was a retired from the St. Charles Parish Recreation Department.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Millet

Lester "Nicky Boo" Millet, 68, of LaPlace, passed away on Dec. 9, 2011 at Oschner Medical Center in Jefferson. He was a Pipefitter in the construction industry who was a native of New Orleans and lifelong resident LaPlace.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:11 am
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Wells

Kentreon "Dees" Wells, 16, departed this life on Nov. 22, 2011 as a result of a long battle with heart disease. He was a sophomore at Hahnville High School in Boutte. Kentreon was baptized at an early age and attended Moses Baptist Church in Bridge City. He was the son of Sheree Wells and Kent Henderson, and brother of Kentrell "Tugga" Wells of Avondale. He was the grandson of maternal grandparents, Patricia Wells and Noah Wells of Boutte, and his late paternal grandparents, Jessie Mae and Joseph Henderson of Avondale. He is also survived by several loving aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:10 am
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Hahnville High School Salutatorian: Camryn Mikesell
Hahnville High School Salutatorian: Camryn Mikesell
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For Camryn Mikesell, being named salutatorian represents the culmination of four years of hard work and sharing it with a good friend who was named valedictorian.