Louise Broach Fischer, 86, passed away peacefully in her home at Luling on July 4, 2019. Louise was born on Sept. 12, 1932 in Warren, Ark. She grew up in southern Arkansas, graduating from El Dorado High School at the age of 15. She and husband Joe Broach relocated to Luling in 1954 where she spent the remainder of her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William & Verna “Mimi” Adams, her husband by first marriage of over 49 years, Benjamin Joe Broach, and second husband, George Fischer, and granddaughter Christina “Christie” Broach.
She is survived by her son, Robert Douglas “Doug” Broach (Nancy), daughters Diana Kaye “Diane” Pitchford (Doug), Donna Lynne Post (Frank) and Danelle Ann Johnson (Johnny), her only sister Virginia “Gin” Gorman, eight grandchildren (Natalie Dufrene, Sarah Crawford, Robby Broach, Jeremy Pitchford, Jennifer Pitchford, Ryan Post, Laura Horne, and Darrin Post). She is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren.
Louise loved God, her family and friends and cared deeply about her community. She was a charter member of Boutte Assembly of God (now Life Church) and faithfully taught Sunday School and played the piano and organ for many years. She was also very involved in various civic clubs and other activities such as the Rotary Club, St. Charles Parish Republican Women, Women’s Club, the Community Advisory Panel and others, serving in many different capacities. She is also a former business owner, operating “Louise’s Fabric Center” in Boutte for a number of years. She leaves a deep hole in the hearts of many who loved her.
Services were held at Life Church, Boutte on July 9 with grandson Rev. Ryan Post, officiating, assisted by Rev. John Ponder and Rev. Don Logan.
Pallbearers were grandsons Jeremy Pitchford, Robby Broach and Darrin Post, and Kurt Dufrene, Hunter Crawford and Bill Horne. Interment was in St. Charles Mausoleum.
Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.