PINE PRAIRIE – Funeral services will be held at an 11:00 AM mass of Christian burial at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Pine Prairie on Thursday, March 7, 2019 for Burnell Gautreau, 83, who passed away on March 4, 2019 in Lafayette.
Fr. Kenneth Mayne, pastor of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, will be celebrant of the Mass and conduct funeral services.
Burial will take place in the St. Peter’s Mausoleum.
Burnell is survived by his wife Maxine Gautreau of 45 years, three daughters: Dori Raye Redfern and husband Lee of Marietta, Georgia, Catherine McDaniel and husband Scott of Lafayette, and Rebecca Dale Higginbotham and husband Jim of Gainsville, Georgia; two sons: James Davis Vidrine and wife Kim of Dawsonville, Georgia and Michael Scott Vidrine of Midland, Texas; ten grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Gus and Marceline Deville Gotro, grandson, Neil McDaniel, granddaughter, Tonya Delafosse, and three sisters.
The family requests that visitation be observed at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Pine Prairie on Wednesday, March 6 from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Visitation will resume Thursday, March 7 at 8:00 AM until time of service. A rosary will be recited on Wednesday evening at 5:00 PM.
Family and friends may leave condolences for the family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements.
Please know how saddened I am to hear of Burnell passing on to meet our Heavenly Father. I know he will be greatly missed. He was a warm & generous man. I pray your family will celebrate his life with stories, good food, laughter & love. I know tears will pass too. Much Love,
Rachel “Redfern” Pero
Rachel PeroAtlanta, LA
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Bobby and Kathy MorrisFLOWERY BR, GA
RIP, Mr. Burnell. Our prayers and deepest condolence to Maxine and families. Love you all. 🙏😇😘
Sonia M. JonesLas Cruces, NM
sorry for y’all lost. I will keep y’all family in my prayers💛
abbie russellVille Platte, LA
On behalf of the staff at Ardoin's Funeral Home, we send our deepest condolences to your family. May your many memories bring you comfort.
Ardoin Funeral HomeVille Platte, LA