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John Soileau

September 8, 1932 — September 11, 2014

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MAMOU The family of John L. Soileau, 82, announces his passing on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 3:48 St. Landry Extended Care Hospital in Opelousas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at St. Anns Catholic Church in Mamou. Rite of Committal will follow in the New St. Anns Cemetery with Father Mark Melancon Celebrant.
Mr. Soileau was an Operator for 28 years at the Calcasieu Paper Mill.

A loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend, John will be missed by his wife, Ethel P. Soileau of Mamou four daughters, Tina Soileau Fontenot and husband, Drake of Mamou, Faith Soileau Fontenot and husband, Richard of Ville Platte, Myra Soileau Fontenot and husband, Michael of Washington and Lori Soileau Marcantel and husband, Derek of Grand Prairie two brothers, Norris Soileau and wife, Freida of Lafayette and Robert Deshotels of Ville Platte one sister, Lillian Holcomb, and husband, Donald of CO nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He is also survived by Patsy Marie Veillon and husband, David and Linda Manuel Berzas and husband, Norman.
He now rejoices in Heaven with his parents, Harry Soileau and Adele Fontenot and his stepmother, Maurise Bertrand Soileau . Their reunion will surely be a joyous one.
At the request of the family visitation will be held at Ardoins Funeral Home in Mamou on Friday, September 12, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. until time of services. A rosary will be recited at 1:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon
Family and friends may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, andor send condolences online at
Ardoins Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements. 337.468.5231.


Ardoin Funeral Home
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Friday, September 12, 2014
8:30 p.m. until time of service


St. Anns Catholic Church
716 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Friday, September 12, 2014
2:00 p.m.

717 Sixth street
Mamou, LA  70554
Friday, September 12, 2014
1:30 p.m.


New St. Anns CemeteryHP
Old Hwy 13
Mamou, LA  70554
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