Gwendalyn Marie Chautin
July 30, 1951  -  March 23, 2019

Gwendalyn Marie Chautin

Ardoin Funeral Home
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Monday, March 25, 2019
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Mamou, LA  70554
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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Mamou, LA  70554
Monday, March 25, 2019
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St. Anns Catholic Church
716 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
12:30 PM
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Mamou, LA  70554
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MAMOU-Funeral Services will be held at a 12:30 PM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, for Gwendalyn Marie Chautin, 67, who passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Baton Rouge, LA surrounded by her loved ones.

Father Billy Massie, Pastor of St. Ann’s Catholic Church, will be celebrant of the mass and will conduct all funeral services.

Burial will take place in Rougeau Cemetery.

Gwendalyn Marie Chautin was born in Morgan City, LA on July 30, 1951 to Aubrey Roy Ratcliff and Doris Mae Rock Ratcliff. Gwendalyn was full of life and very outgoing. She was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was very artistic and enjoyed painting and playing the piano and singing for her family. She loved being outdoors working in her flowerbeds and spending time on her patio. Gwendalyn will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Sean Joseph Chautin; two sons, John Kennon Landreneau and Tiffany of Ponchatoula, LA and Donovan Heath Landreneau and Felicity of Mamou; two step-sons, Brandon Sean Chautin and Joachim Hunter Chautin both of Lafayette; five grandchildren, Jay, Jessica, Mycah, Cale and Sophie; one brother, Dale "Red Bean" Ratcliff and wife Susan of Stephensville, LA.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Aubrey Roy Ratcliff and Doris Mae Rock Ratcliff.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Mamou on Monday, March 25, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. A rosary will be recited by Deacon Gary Gaudin at 6:00 PM Monday. Visitation will resume on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 9:00 AM until time of service.

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the Chautin family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Mamou is in charge of arrangements.


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  1. Debbie Reed Justilian
    LaPlace, LA

    Gwen was one of my classmates at Berwick High. Such a sweet soul and great friend.

  2. Jonathan Fruge
    Lake Charles, LA

    I am so sorry for your loss and will be praying for you. She was such a sweet person and will be missed

  3. Aunt Jeanette Ratcliff & Girls; Karen, Donna, Gina, & Ashlee
    Morgan City,, LA

    For all of you enduring the loss of Gwen...The Holy Bible says, (Jehovah God is close to the broken-hearted; He
    saves those who are crushed in spirit.)
    Psalms chapter 34, verse 18.
    We will keep you in Our thoughts and prayers to endure this difficult time.
    Our memories of Gwen are very sweet. She always showed loving-kindness to everyone.

  4. Stephanie Smith
    Mamou, LA

    Miss you Aunt Gwen. No more hurting. You will be miss

  5. Terry & Debbie Latiolais
    Arnaudville, LA

    Our very deepest heartfelt sympathy!

  6. Prudence
    Coden, AL

    My dear, sweet friend, I will miss you more than you could ever know. I am so thankful that our visit for New Years was so wonderful. I’ll never forget your beautiful smile and your glorious laugh. Give Bubba a hug for me!! He’ll be so happy to see you again!

  7. Jeannie Pettit Woods
    Kingwood, TX

    Lots of memories of my childhood have Ms. Gwen in them. Love you and will miss you.

  8. Jeannie Pettit Woods
    Kingwood, TX

    With love and very fond memories. Rest In Peace Ms Gwen!

  9. Brandie Walker
    Denham springs, LA

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family .

  10. Joseph Hilstock
    Baton Rouge, LA

    She's an amazing woman, full of life, love, and humor. She will be missed dearly.

  11. Diana Douget
    Mamous, LA

    So sorry for ur loss
    I knew Gwen when she lived in Mamou . She was always so sweet

  12. Ardoin's Funeral Home
    Mamou, 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.

  13. Gena Ratcliff Thornhill
    Foxworth, MS

    She was such a beautiful soul. I’ll never forget her making us Mickey Mouse pancakes with a beautiful smile on her face. Sitting st the piano singing with her was awesome. 💜

  14. P.J. & Cynthia Boudreaux
    Lafayette, LA

    Our sincere condolences to you Sean and to your entire family. The loss of a loved one is never easy to handle...our heartfelt sorrow during this time!!!

  15. Shannon Gardner
    Jackson, AL

    So sorry for your loss Sean.

  16. Thomas Nicholson
    Eunice, LA

    Your life shined a light every time we met. You will be missed.

  17. Penny Duke
    Mentone, AL

    Our deepest sympathies go out the the family. She was one of a kind. She will be missed <3

  18. Tom chautin
    St charles, MO

    I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Tom, Cindy, Andy and Eli

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