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Frances Marie Sonnier Gautreaux
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1922
Acadia Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 2013
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

Frances Marie Sonnier Gautreaux
March 28, 1922 - February 23, 2013

Daughter of
Julian Sonnier
Ella Sonnier

Widow of
Eddie Bernard Gautreaux

Mother of
Clarence Meche
Barbara Delhomme
Beverly Prejean
Rose Dogie
Emily Duhon
Eva Harrington
Connie Myers
Lucille Thibodeaux
Roy Gautreaux
Johnny Gautreaux
Jeffery Gautreaux
Kimmy Gautreaux

Virginia Pepper
Helen Pastor
Pierre Sonnier
Alice LeJeune
Beulah Bourque
Loris Carrier
Lula Mae Cancienne
Clariel Sonnier
Lawrence Sonnier

In Duson a Mass of Christian Burial for Frances Marie Sonnier Gautreaux, 90, of Duson will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. in St. Theresa Catholic Church in Duson. Serving as celebrant will be Father Allen Breaux. Interment will follow in St. Theresa Catholic Cemetery.

Mrs. Gautreaux passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 3:30 P.M. in a Lafayette hospital.

A native of Acadia Parish, Mrs. Gautreaux had lived in Duson for much of her life. She enjoyed playing cards, going to the casino, making popcorn balls, gardening, and sewing. Mrs. Gautreaux was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, and was formerly a member of Catholic Daughters of America.

Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Delhomme and husband, Preston of Duson, Beverly Prejean of Duson, Rose Dogie and husband, Harry of Duson, Emily Duhon and companion, Kim Chaisson of Osson, Eva Harrington and husband, Jim of Sugar Land, TX, Connie Myers and husband, Curley of Sweeny, TX, and Lucille Thibodeaux and husband, Raymond of Duson; sons, Roy Gautreaux and wife, Betty of Rayne, Johnny Gautreaux and wife, Gayle of Church Point, Jeffery Gautreaux and companion, Charlene Comeaux of Duson, and Kimmy Gautreaux and wife, Elaine of Duson; ; sisters, Virginia Pepper of Lafayette, and Helen Pastor of Crowley; brother, Pierre Sonnier and wife, Amy of Welch; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Meche of Egan; 27 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.

Preceding Mrs. Gautreaux in death were her husband of 38 years, Eddie B. Gautreaux; son, Clarence Meche; parents, Julian and Ella Sonnier; sisters, Alice LeJeune, Beulah Bourque, Loris Carrier, and Lula Mae Cancienne; brothers, Clariel Sonnier and Lawrence Sonnier; and sons-in-law, Geral Duhon and Carlton Prejean.

Pallbearers are Bryan Dogie, Kevin Delhomme, Mark Prejean, Lonnie Gautreaux, Gavin Dogie, Gus Cancino, Jacob Roger, and Jordan Dogie.

Honorary pallbearers are Roy Gautreaux, Johnny Gautreaux, Jeffery Gautreaux, Kimmy Gautreaux, Josh Prejean, and Toby Meche.

Duhon Funeral Home of Rayne, Louisiana was in charge of arrangements.

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Name: Julien Sonnier
Age: 52
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Louisiana
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Lafayette, Louisiana
Street: Pave Road
Farm: Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935: Acardia, Louisiana
Residence in 1935: Acardia, Louisiana
Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
Occupation: Farmer
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Household Members: Name Age
Julien Sonnier 52 - Head of Household
Ella Sonnier 50 - Wife
Francis Sonnier 18 - Daughter
Pierre Sonnier 14 - Son
Lula Mae Sonnier 11 - Daughter
Virginia Sonnier 10 - Daughter
Helen Sonnier 9 - Daughter
Lawrence Sonnier 8 - Son
Buelah Allemand 29 - Daughter - Widowed
Normand Allemand 8 - Grandson
Chester Allemand 6 - Grandson
Clerance Allemand 3 - Grandson
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Family links: 
  Eddie Bernard Gautreaux (1920 - 1985)
Saint Theresa Catholic Church Cemetery
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Kathy S. Savoie
Record added: Feb 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105786484
Frances Marie <i>Sonnier</i> Gautreaux
Added by: Kathy S. Savoie
Frances Marie <i>Sonnier</i> Gautreaux
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Rest in Peace Mrs. Gautreaux
- Kathy S. Savoie
 Added: Feb. 25, 2013

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