Malcom Joseph LaJaunie
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Funeral services for Mr. Malcom LaJaunie will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in FifthWard on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Silverino Kwebuza officiating. Interment will be in the Kelone Cemetery in Fifth Ward. Arrangements are entrusted to Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Marksville, LA.
Mr. LaJaunie, age 79, of Fifth Ward, passed away at the Bailey House Assisted Living Facility on Monday, December 3, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurie and Zollie Brouillette LaJaunie.
He was a U. S. Army Korean War Veteran, member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and served as a lector and usher, managed AETNA Finance from 1956 - 1968, employed by Rapides Bank from 1968 -1990 and retired as Vice-President, instrumental in establishment of the Fifth Ward Fire Department, after retirement he became a cattleman and enjoyed being outdoors.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mable Blanchard LaJaunie, two sons, Wayne LaJaunie and wife Eola, Kenneth LaJaunie and wife, Debra, all of Fifth Ward, one sister, Diane Ardoin of Pineville, 4 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Marksville on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and will resume at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 until shortly before funeral service time.
A Chrisitan Wake Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Fifth Ward.
To extend online condolences to the LaJaunie family, please visit our website at www.hixsonbrothers.com
Published in The Town Talk on Dec. 4, 2012