Jessie L. Bourgeois, Sr., husband of the late Bernice Hebert Bourgeois, was born on February 1, 1917 and passed away on March 2, 2013. He was a resident of Lutcher and a native of Paulina, LA. He was the Father of 7 sons: Jessie(Jr.), Wayne, Dale (deceased), Gary, Larry, Kevin, and Blair Bourgeois; his 2 daughters: Sonja Bourgeois Gros, and Gail Bourgeois Peet. He was the son of the late Merante Louque and Walter Bourgeois, Sr. He was the brother of Bertha Bourgeois LaRose, and the late Walter (Jr.), Felton, Everett, and Gerald Bourgeois, Mrs. Rita Bourgeois Cambre, Mrs. Shirley Bourgeois Bouvier, and Elsie Bourgeois. He is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren. He was a World War II Veteran, and a retiree of Kaiser Aluminum. Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Rose Lynn Funeral Services, 1870 Cabanose Ave., Lutcher, LA and will resume at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paulina, LA. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. ROSE LYNN FUNERAL SERVICES is in charge of the arrangements. To sign and view the family guestbook, please visit www.roselynnfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Advocate from Mar. 3 to Mar. 6, 2013