|Birth: ||Dec. 21, 1911|
St. Landry Parish
|Death: ||Sep. 13, 2003|
East Baton Rouge Parish
Alvin M. Dufilho was born on Dec. 21, 1911, in Opelousas, and entered into heaven on Sept. 13, 2003, in Baton Rouge.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Chachere Dufilho; parents, Roger M. Dufilho and Clara Hollier Dufilho; and a sister, Elise Hazelwood.
Survivors include a son, A. Michael Dufilho Jr. and wife, Carol; daughters, Mary Kathleen Schwartzenburg and husband Donald, and Michele Frances Zaunbrecher and husband Frederick; grandchildren, Robin, Kristin and Todd Dufilho, Donna Schwartzenburg Breaux and husband Greg, Andrew Schwartzenburg and wife Penn, and Miles, Clark and Graham Zaunbrecher; stepgrandsons, Andrew and Hamilton Ridenour; and five great-grandchildren.
He was a graduate of Opelousas High School and received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from LSU. He served his country in the U.S. armed forces, having served in the European Theater during World War II. He was a longtime employee of the U.S. Soil Conservation Service, from which he retired in 1972. He was a lifelong member of St. Landry Catholic Church, where he served as an usher. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Knights of Columbus, Woodmen of the World and the Elk's Club.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Visitation at Sibille Funeral Home, Opelousas, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and in the chapel from 8 a.m. until funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Interment in Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.
Published in The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), Monday, September 15, 2003
Note: US ARMY WORLD WAR II
Bellevue Memorial Park
St. Landry Parish
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Aug 25, 2012
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