|Birth: ||Apr. 16, 1903|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 1980|
Louis Lawrence AUCOIN
Birth: ABT 1904 in Montegut, Terrebonne Parish, LA
Death: 4 JAN 1980 in Montegut, Terrebonne Parish, LA; age 76
Note: Jan. 6 obits were from a very dark copy. Some names/dates may be incorrect. Full obits are available on microfilm at Terrebonne Parish Main Branch Library in Houma, LA
Houma Courier; Jan. 6, 1980, Sunday
Submitted by Cynthia F. Daigle
LP&L Veteran Dead at 76
Louis Lawrence Aucoin, 76, a native and resident of Montegut, who worked almost half of the century in the electric utility business, died 9:45 p.m. Friday.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine Falgout of Raceland; one sister, Lillian Aucoin of Montegut; and two nephews, Frances and Raymond Hebert of Montegut.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Adam and Elise Aucoin; and one sister, Ada Hebert.
Aucoin's career in the electric utility business began in 1921 when he went to work for the Lutcher Ice and Light Company. In 1923, he joined the Illinois Central Railroad Company in the signal department in Baton Rouge. There he was employed until 1930.
He soon returned to Montegut and in 1931 he joined the Lockport Light and Power Company operating a small generating plant. In 1939 the property was purchased by the Louisiana Public Service Corporation and Aucoin became local manager. Aucoin became district manager when LP&L bought the property in 1942.
Aucoin retired in May 1968 giving the company 47 years of service, the last 26 as the district manager of the Terrebonne Parish District in Houma.
Prior to his retirement, Aucoin was very active in civic organizations in Terrebonne area. He was a member of the Houma Rotary Club, Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce, the Knights of Columbus No. 3013, the Holy Name Society and Montegut Lions Club.
Visitation will be from 2-11 p.m. today at the Fire Station in Montegut.
Services will be noon Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut, with burial following in Sacred Heart Mausoleum. Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Father: Adam AUCOIN b: 7 SEP 1871 in Terrebonne Parish, La., probably
Mother: Marie Elise GUIDRY b: 9 MAY 1866 in Houma, La. (Houma Ch.: v. 3, p. 474)
Marriage 1 Josephine FALGOUT b: ABT 1908 in Raceland, Lafourche Parish, LA
Adam L. Aucoin (1871 - 1955)
Marie Elise Guidry Aucoin (1886 - 1956)
Josephine Falgout Aucoin (1908 - 1998)
Sacred Heart Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 11, 2012
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