George Joseph Landeche, 86, a native of Killona, Louisiana, and resident of Des Allemands, passed away August 11 at Ormond Nursing Home. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.
He was a businessman in St. Charles Parish for many years and owned and operated LouJoCo Construction Company. He served in the US Army including a peacetime posting to Japan, receiving an honorable discharge following a service-related injury. Active in a variety of civic and service organizations, he was a Boy Scout leader and sponsor, and member of the American Legion, Lion’s Clubs International and Disabled American Veterans. He was a parishioner at St. Gertrude Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Louise Foret Landeche; sons, Dean Landeche (Glenda) and Ray Landeche (Sharon); daughter, Maria Landeche; brothers, Roger J. Landeche and Wesley J. Landeche; sister, Lorraine L. Rodrigue; grandchildren, Nicole Landeche, Michelle Landeche Clevenger, Michael Landeche, Monica Landeche Stewart, Beth Landeche, Phillip (PJ) Landeche Jr and Eli Landeche; four great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Philip Eugene Landeche; parents, Henry Joseph Landeche Jr. and Pauline Marie Lousteau Landeche; brothers, Floyd, Claude, Alvin, Harold, Roy, Henry III; and sisters, Marie Louise Bourgeois, Anna Mae Melancon, and Rita Hymel.
Visitation will be held from 9a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday August 16, 2019 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands, LA. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the church at 11:00a.m., with burial in St. Gertrude Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to Louisiana Alzheimer’s Foundation or St. Gertrude Catholic Religious Education Fund 17292 Highway 631, Des Allemands, LA 70030.
Samart-Mothe Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.