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Herman Semien

May 30, 1943 — May 2, 2016

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MAMOU - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 07, 2016, for Herman Joseph Semien, 72 at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Mamou at 11:00 A.M. Rite of Committal will follow in the Delafosse Cemetery with Father Kaspar Arulsamy as Celebrant.

Mr. Semien served our Country in the United States Army. Did a tour in Vietnam.

A loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, Herman will be greatly missed by his wife of 47 years, Florence Adams Semien of Opelousas; two sons, Hermandus Semien of Houston, TX, and Keidron Semien and wife, Shereda of Baytown, TX;; three daughters, Latricia Lewis and husband, Gerald of Ville Plate, Hermanize Fontenot snd husband Alex of Ville Platte and Crystal Semien and Fiance' Gerald of Opelousas; four brothers, Vincent Semien of Ville Platte, Donald Semien of Mamou, John Semien of New
Orleans and Darrell Semien of Oberlin; five sisters, Velma Davis of Ville Platte, Gerri Thomas of LeBleu, Shirley Ardoin of Ville Platte, Ladeidra Chambers of Lake Charles and Tamikea Doucet of Ville Platte; 19 grandchildren, Joseph Semien, Kagean Lewis, Gerald Lewis, Jr, Hermandus, Kedeique, Kalaiborne, Elinzo, Keilan Semien, and Morion Semien, Alex Fontenot, Jr, Kendralyn, Montyler and Karenesha Semien, Alasia Fontenot, Tyrin Semien, Destinee Richard, Kedrion Rubin, Kynlee Semien and Kadience Semien, two step-grandchildren,
Jaylen and Taylor Cane and 5 great-grandchildren.

He will now rest in Heaven with his parents, Wilson and Allie Semien, one great grandchild, Rylen Kennerson, one brother, Rogers Semien and one sister, Lois Williams.
They surely await his arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the family visitation will be held on Friday May 06, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 P.M. The Funeral Home will reopen at 8:00 A.M. on Saturday until time of services..

Family and friends may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and/or send condolences online at
Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements. 337.468.5231.


Ardoin Funeral Home
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Friday, May 6, 2016
5:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M.


717 Sixth street
Mamou, LA  70554
Friday, May 6, 2016
6:00 P.M.

St. Anns Catholic Church
716 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Saturday, May 7, 2016
11:00 A.M.


Delafosse Cemetery
Beaver Creek, LA  70576
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