|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1922|
St. Landry Parish
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 2008|
Jean M. Lanclos, 85, of Groves passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2008, at his residence in Groves from Alzheimer's.
Jean was born on February 21, 1922, in Opelousas, Louisiana to Celina Robin Lanclos and Jean B. Lanclos. He had moved to Port Arthur in 1942 and shortly afterward enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in World War II. After serving his country Jean got a job at the Texaco Oil Refinery working as a supervisor in the litho graph department. In 1946 Jean married Rena Stroder and had been happily married to her for sixty-one years and together they had eight children. Jean retired from Texaco in 1979. He was a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Arthur and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Groves; he was also a member of the American Legion and the Disabled American Veterans. Jean loved gardening, fishing, cooking and most of all being with his family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2008, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Groves with Msgr. Kenneth Greig as the Celebrant. Entombment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves. A gathering of friends and family will take place from 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Friday at Grammier - Oberle Funeral Home in Port Arthur with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2008 at the funeral home.
Survivors include his wife, Rena Stroder Lanclos of Groves; sons, Bill Lanclos and wife Becky of Clear Lake, Texas, Ricky Lanclos of Nederland and Greg Lanclos and wife Elly of Port Arthur; daughters, Pat Harlow and husband Kayo of Port Neches, Nita Lynd of Austin, Melanie McGee and husband Craig of Nederland and Kim Fowler and husband Dwayne of the Woodlands; brothers, Daniel Lanclos and Anthony Lanclos; thirteen grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Jean was preceded in death by his son Dennis Lanclos who passed away in 1999; brothers, Louis Lanclos, Simon Lanclos, Joseph Lanclos; sisters, Flo Peck, Armance Vellion and Ludie Lalonde.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Kayo Harlow, Craig McGee, Dwayne Fowler, Michael Lanclos, Chris Jensen and Matt McGee.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. Peter Catholic Church 2049 Taft Avenue, Groves, TX 77619 and Hospice of Texas @ 2900 North Street, Suite 100, Beaumont, TX 77706.
Jean Baptiste Lanclos (1889 - 1970)
Marie Celina Robin Lanclos (1893 - 1968)
Rena Mary Stroder Lanclos (1928 - 2016)*
Dennis Paul Lanclos (1965 - 1999)*
Marie Florence Lanclos Peck (1913 - 1994)*
Armance Marie Lanclos Veillon Broussard (1916 - 1999)*
Louis Bienvenu Lanclos (1919 - 2002)*
Jean Manuel Lanclos (1922 - 2008)
Mary Ludie Lanclos Lalonde (1924 - 2006)*
Simon Joseph Lanclos (1926 - 1987)*
Joseph Lincoln Lanclos (1929 - 1967)*
Lee Anthony Lanclos (1934 - 2015)*
Daniel Lanclos (1937 - 2011)*
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Maintained by: Brandi Lanclos Puente
Originally Created by: CHassell
Record added: Feb 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47441077
Added: May. 6, 2014
Uncle Jean, I remember most your humor and the way you took the time to make everyone feel loved and included. You are truly missed!|
Brandi Lanclos Puente
Added: Jun. 15, 2012
Kathy S. Savoie
Added: Jun. 11, 2012