Al Francis Goudeau Sr.

Al Francis Goudeau, Sr., born July 13, 1922 in Eunice, LA, died Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:37 AM. Beloved husband of Mary Ann Hebert Goudeau and father of Al F. Goudeau, Jr. Brother of Rosemary Goudeau Foley of Baton Rouge, LA and the late Jules P. Goudeau, Jr., Aaron Goudeau, Charles Gleen and Ray Goudeau. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews. Son of the late Florence Vidrine and Jules P. Goudeau, Sr. and step son of the late Lydia Guillory Goudeau. Age, 91 years. Mr. Goudeau served in the "CCC" in Abbeville, LA before enlisting in the Army in 1940. He served with the 82nd Combat Engineers in North Africa and then in the Normandy Invasion and received the Purple Heart for his wounds. He was recently awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French Government also for his service in the liberation of France. Mr. Goudeau was formerly self employed in the air conditioning business. Funeral Services were held privately on Friday, January 10, 2014 at MOTHE FUNERAL HOME. Mr. Goudeau was laid to rest at Lakelawn Park Mausoleum, New Orleans, LA. For further funeral information or to sign the online guest book, please consult www.mothefunerals.com.

Funeral Home

Mothe Funeral Home Algiers
1300 Vallette Street Algiers, LA 70114
(504) 366-4343

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2014