March 1, 1925 – October 2, 2020
Jean Marie Cooper “Mama Jean” Wandling, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 2, 2020 at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 64 years, Marlin Gene “Papa Gene” Wandling; her son, Val Cooper Wandling; her parents, Francis and Christina Cooper; and her brother and his wife, Francis W. Cooper and Gerri Cooper. She is the loving mother of Nelda Christine Brescher (Eddie, II) of Ponchatoula, LA, Patricia Lyn Picard (Michael) of Luling, LA, and Aleta Wandling Harmon (Mark) of Boutte, LA. She is the devoted grandmother of Eddie Brescher, III (Lauren), Lyn Bailey (Caleb), Jamie Booth (Blake), Michael Picard, II (Kristen), Stephen Picard (Blythe), Val Harmon, Stacy Dampier (Derek), and Cooper Wandling. She is the loving great grandmother of 18 great grandchildren. She is also survived by nieces, a nephew, other family and friends. She was a former registered nurse with St. Charles Hospital. Jean along with her husband were charter members of Willowdale Country Club in Luling. She was an avid golfer who enjoyed RV traveling with her husband following retirement where they had the opportunity of playing golf at many courses during their travels. A loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend, she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Special thanks to the wonderful staff and care partners of Ashton Manor for their compassionate care. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Visitation on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM all at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 234 Angus Dr., Luling, LA. Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, LA in charge of arrangements.
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