Iola Schambaugh "Kat" Fruge
January 19, 1921  -  November 6, 2009

Iola Schambaugh "Kat" Fruge

Ardoins Funeral Home
1301 W Laurel Ave.
Eunice, LA  70535
Sunday, November 8, 2009
10:00 AM 10:00 PM
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St. Anthony Catholic Church
310 W. Vine Street
Eunice, LA  70535
Monday, November 9, 2009
10:00 AM
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Ardoins Funeral Home Chapel
1301 W. Laurel Ave
Eunice, LA  70535
Sunday, November 8, 2009
6:00 PM
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Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Hwy 190
Eunice, LA  70535
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EUNICEA wonderful mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, Iola Schambaugh Fruge will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Iola passed away on Friday, November 06, 2009 at Oaklane Wellness Center in Eunice surrounded by her loved ones. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, November 09, 2009 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Father Gil Dutel Celebrant.

Iola known as Kat to all who knew her was a retired Dietician from Moosa Memorial Hospital in Eunice. Kats family and friends were her life. Those of us who have been blessed to have known her, loved her, and laughed with her will cherish every moment of every day that God has allowed us to share with her. She leaves behind a loving and grateful family including her three sons, Greg Fruge and his wife, Shella of Eunice, Dwight Fruge and his wife, Anna of Bayou Chicot, and Rudy Fruge and his wife, Jimmie of Lake Charles; her two brothers, Lawrence Schambaugh of Eunice and Allen Blackie Schambaugh of Kingwood, TX; a sister, Gladys Chassion of Eunice as well as her seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Now she rests in heaven with her beloved husband, Leroy Fruge; her son, Ferrel Fruge and her parents, Charles and Ozea Bergeron Schambaugh.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoins Funeral Home in Eunice on Sunday, November 08, 2009 from 10:00 am until 10:00 pm and again on Monday, November 09, 2009 from 7:00 am until time of services. A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm Sunday evening.


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  1. Peter Clare Cormier
    Eunice, LA

    Greg and Shella, We are so sorry to have heard about your MOM.. We just wanted to let you know that your family will be in our prayers. With our deepest sympathy.

    Peter and Clare Cormier

  2. Glen Cathy Courville Gonzales
    Gonzales, LA

    Greg, Dwight, Rudy and Families,

    Our deepest sympathies go out to you. I have very fond memories of Ms. Kat and all the times that we were together for all those BarBQues that our dads used to have.


  3. James Lanita Vidrine
    Eunice, LA

    We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the family.

    Eunice, LA

    On behalf of the entire staff at Ardoins Funeral Home we would like to offer you and your family our most sincere condolences for your loss.

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