Allen J. Champagne, 98, a native and resident of Ama, LA, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020.
Visitation will be from 9:00 am until 11:00 am on Friday, January 17, 2020 at St. Mark Catholic Church, Ama, LA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Friday with burial to follow in St. Charles Cemetery, Luling, LA.
He is survived by his son, Gill Champagne (Donna); daughters, Barbara Ann Champagne, Wendy Boyce (Bill) and Tammy Haydel; 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Audrey Hebert Champagne; son, Craig Joseph Champagne; parents, Walter Sr. and Anna Champagne; brothers, Walter Jr. “Bayou”, Wiltz “Popeye” and Clarence Champagne and sisters, Gertie Faucheux, Maxine “Teenie” King and Rebecca Rita Champagne.
He was a U.S. World War II Marine Corp. veteran. He fought in the battles of Midway, Guam and Okinawa.
Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.