Marilyn Marie <I>Francoius</I> Burleaud

Marilyn Marie Francoius Burleaud

Death 18 Jan 2007 (aged 75)
Burial Maxey, Lamar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 42450518 · View Source
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OBITUARY - Marilyn Marie Burleaud, 75 of Sumner passed away Thursday Evening at Baylor Medical Center in Garland, Texas.

Graveside services have been scheduled for Wednesday, January 24, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. at Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Maxey, Texas with Father Morgan White officiating. A rosary has been scheduled for Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home.

She was born in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin to August Francois and Ellen Gillis Francois. She was raised on a dairy farm and after graduating from college her very first teaching job was in a little one room school house. She married Lucien Burleaud on July 12, 1952. She lived in many parts of the United States having followed her husband and his career before moving to Sumner, Texas where her and her husband enjoyed the country life. There they established the Burleaud Ranch where they raised Limousine Cattle. She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church and taught school at Rivercrest High School for 28 years. She taught school for a total of 56 years. She received the Mirabeau Lamar Teacher of the Year Award in 2006. She was a great mentor and friend to many people down through her teaching career. She was a member of the Red River Valley Honkers Club, the Retired Teachers Assocation and was actively involved in politics. Her hobbies included helping her husband restore Model A?s and antique tractors, reading, gardening and she loved all kinds of animals. The most important thing in Marilyn?s life was loving and spending time with her one and only grand-daughter, Catherine Marie.

She is survived by her husband; Lucien Burleaud; 1 daughter & 1 son; 1 grandchild; her mother; 2 sisters; 4 brothers; and many other numerous family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father; August Francis and a son; Terry Lee Burleaud.

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  • Created by: Diane & John
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 42450518
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marilyn Marie Francoius Burleaud (5 Jun 1931–18 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42450518, citing Mount Vernon Cemetery, Maxey, Lamar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Diane & John (contributor 46842343) .