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CANKTON - Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013 at a 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. John Berchmans Catholic Church in Cankton for Mildred Latour, age 92, the former Mildred Miller, who passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 9:56 a.m. at Evangeline Oaks Guest House in Carencro.
Interment will be in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Carencro.
Mrs. Latour was a native of Cankton, having lived most of her life in Lafayette until returning to Cankton in 1989. She was a parishioner of St. John Berchmans Catholic Church in Cankton. Mrs. Latour was a great mother and very loving grandmother.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Latour and his wife, Claire, and Kenneth Wayne Latour and his wife, Mary "Sis", all of Cankton; four grandchildren, Michelle Hardeman, Brandi Bellard and her husband, Shane, all of Lafayette, Nikki Latour Castille and Jared Latour, both of Cankton; and four great grandchildren, Christopher Leonberger, Jeremy Hardeman, Cristyn Bellard and Joshua Bellard.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlton Latour; and her parents, Elridge J. Miller and the former, Valsane Prejean.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Friday and will continue from 8:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday.
Pallbearers will be Jared Latour, Shane Bellard, Tommy Mott, Scotty Latour, Christopher Leonberger and Jeremy Hardeman.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net.
Melancon Funeral Home of Carencro, 4615 North University Avenue, (337) 896-6366, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the The Advertiser on Apr. 5, 2013