Elsie N. Gauthreaux, 87, was born on Aug. 13, 1926, and passed away on Feb. 14, 2014. She was a native of Labadieville and resident of Thibodaux.
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A visitation will be held in her honor at 8 a.m. Monday until service time. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Thibodaux, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux.
She is survived by her children, Betty Babin and husband, Walter, Earline Hebert, Howard Gauthreaux and wife, Cecile, Gayle Gauthreaux, Susan Daigle and husband, Ivy, Kenneth Gauthreaux and wife, Maria Elena, and Karen Dufrene and husband, Kendall; two brothers, Murphy and Irvin Naquin; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Andrew E. Gauthreaux; son, Gary J. Gauthreaux; parents, Joseph Naquin and Ora Chiasson Naquin; brother, Cedric Naquin; sister, Shirley Naquin; son-in-law, Hubert Hebert Jr.; and great-grandchild, Tyler Hebert, son of Trudy and Ricky Hebert.
Elsie was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 5097 and a devoted parishioner of St. Genevieve Catholic Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, as well as a Christian example to those she met.
A special thanks to all those who took such great care of our mother especially the staff of Audubon Health and Rehab, Dr. Chester Boudreaux and staff, the staff of Thibodaux Regional Medical Center and the staff of St. Catherine's Hospice.
Landry's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Landry's Funeral Home - Thibodaux
821 Canal Blvd. P.O. Box 470
Thibodaux, LA 70301
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2014