Ernest E. "Bob" Deshautreaux, MD

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Ernest "Bob" E. Deshautreaux, MD, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016. Age 86 years. Son of the late Dorothea Havemann Deshautreaux and Former Mayor of Kenner Emile C Deshautreaux, Sr. Brother of the late Emile C. Deshautreaux, Jr. Beloved husband of Joyce Foto Deshautreaux. Devoted father of Stephanie, Eric (fiancee Sandra), Prentiss (Janice) and David Deshautreaux (Kristin). Loving grandfather of Ryan (Julie) and Jason Chalmers (Allison), Keith and Katie Deshautreaux and Bentley and Ella Deshautreaux. Proud great grandfather of Elizabeth and Sydney Chalmers and Allie Chalmers. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He graduated Valedictorian from Rugby High School, Summa Cum Laude Tulane University and top ten of his class at Tulane Medical School. He was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He did his internship at Charity Hospital where he was "Intern of the Year" and his residency at Touro. He served as a Captain in the Air Force as Flight Surgeon with Air Rescue in Anchorage, Alaska. He taught at Tulane Medical School. Dr. Deshautreaux was in private practice (Deshautreaux Klein Pediatric Clinic) in the New Orleans, Belle Chasse and LaPlace areas as a pediatrician with a specialty in pediatric allergy before his retirement. He was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake in Mandeville. He loved visiting his Florida beach house, his beloved dog Lexie and eating out at his favorite restaurants. He loved his family and they loved him dearly. Dr. Deshautreaux had a private funeral on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Apr. 14 to Apr. 18, 2016
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