DES ALLEMANDS – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Hilda Vicknair O’Brien, age 85, at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands, LA. Fr. Ray A. Hymel will officiate. Interment will follow at the church mausoleum.
A gathering of family and friends will take place at Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia on Friday from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm. The visitation will continue on Saturday at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands from 9:00 am until the service time.
A native of Killona, LA and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. O’Brien passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at Iberia Medical Center.
Hilda was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who cherished her family deeply. She loved to dance and nothing could stop her from “cutting a rug” on a dance floor when the music started playing. Hilda was a talented seamstress, having learned to sew at an early age from her mother. She will forever be remembered as a kind and loving woman by her family and all those who knew her.
She is survived by her daughters, Amanda Folse and Maxine Rhoads (Taddy); grandchildren, Zack Louviere, Aaron Louviere (Tabitha), Brodie Mouton (Adrin), Jordy Mouton, Jamie Flood, and Johanna Tregre; great grandchildren, Layla, Hunter, Trae, Olivia, Eli, Easton, Sawyer, and Aurora; step-daughter, Cynthia O’Brien Arthur; and step-grandchildren, Nicole Begnaud, Tiffany O’Brien, and Heath Arthur.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Stanley P. Folse; second husband, Clarence O’Brien; daughters, Janet Leleaux and Elaine Tregre; parents, Otto Vicknair Sr. and Amanda Vicknair; siblings, Peggy Gautreaux, Ivy LeBlanc, Vivian Pitre, Otto Vicknair, Jr., and Remi Vicknair; and stepson, Orien O’Brien.
Pallbeares will be Zachary Louviere, Aaron Louviere, Brodie Mouton, Jordy Mouton, Floyd Flugence, and Hunter DuBois.
Honorary pallbearer will be Scotty McKenney.
To view the on-line obituary and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.
Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.