Zelda Ann Deshotel
July 4, 1961  -  April 12, 2019

Zelda Ann Deshotel

Ardoins Funeral Home
1210 South Ryan Street
Basile, LA  70515
Sunday, April 14, 2019
3:00 PM ~ 10:00 PM
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1210 South Ryan Street
Basile, LA  70515
Sunday, April 14, 2019
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1210 South Ryan
Basile, LA  70515
Monday, April 15, 2019
8:00 am
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St. Augustine Catholic Church
2717 Dr. Bobby Deshotel Ave
Basile, LA  70515
Monday, April 15, 2019
3:00 PM
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2717 Dr. Bobby Deshotel Ave.
Basile, LA  70515
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BASILE~It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Zelda Ann Deshotel announces her passing on Friday, April 12, 2019 in her home at the age of 57. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:00 pm on Monday, April 15, 2019 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Basile. Burial will follow in the St. Augustine Cemetery with Bishop Douglas Deshotel Celebrant.

Zelda was a retired juvenile officer for various agencies. She loved children, her family and enjoyed sharing her life with them as well as her childhood friend, Renetta Kibodeaux. Her passing was a sudden and unexpected loss for her family and friends. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved especially her siblings, Hedrick Paul Deshotel, SR of Basile, Haidee Marie D. Hannon of Eunice, Bishop John Douglas Deshotel of Lafayette, Gregory Michael Deshotel and wife, Belinda of Eunice, James Jude Deshotel and wife, Priscilla of Youngsville and Mark Anthony Deshotel of Basile; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Luna Manuel Deshotel; a brother, Duncan Joseph Deshotel; sister-in-law, Nancy Deshotel and brother-in-law, Keith Hannon,

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Basile on Sunday, April 14th from 3:00 pm until 10:00 pm and again on Monday, April 15th from 8:00 am until time of services. Bishop Douglas Deshotel will recite a Rosary at 7:00 pm.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com

Ardoin's Funeral Home of Basile, 1210 South Ryan, (337)432-6726 is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Fr Cormier
    cecilia, LA

    my deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one. I will remember her and the family in my prayers and masses

  2. christine Leblanc

    So sorry for the family's loss. Zelda was such a special soul.
    Continued prayers.

  3. Lennet and Verna Polk
    Lafayette, LA

    Bishop Deshotel, you and and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray that the peace of the Lord provide all of you with strength and comfort.

  4. Phyllis Y Dupre
    Elton, LA

    To the family of Zelda Deshotel I am truly sorry for her passing...she was a wonderful person whom I will remember...she is in heaven now with all her beloved family...may god give each of you memories of your sister and be with you at this time of sadness...she will be missed...words of sympathy sorrow and prayers for each of you...Phyllis Young Dupre

  5. Hope Stevens
    Abbeville, LA

    Miss Zelda, you have known me for my entire life. I have always looked up to and respected you. Now you and my dad, uncle, and cousin can all watch over each other. I love and miss you soo much!! Til we meet again my beautiful angel


    Such a beautiful soul has entered paradise. Zelda has certainly left and her earthly mark on those who knew and loved her through her joyous and giving spirit. Rest in peace fine lady.

  7. Margaret Saucier
    Chataignier, LA

    Haydee, I am so sorry about the death of your Sister. May God be with you and your family. I didn’t know Keith had passed on. Love you!

  8. Deacon Jeff Trumps
    Lafayette, LA

    May the choir of angels come to greet you and lead you to paradise. May the Lord’s arms enfold you, in His mercy, as you enter your eternal reward.

  9. Sandra Clark
    Eunice, LA

    I extend my condolence to the family of Ms. Zelda. I had the pleasure of getting to know her and she was a very sweet and caring person. She will be deeply missed.

  10. Kyra Fontenot
    Baton Rouge, LA

    I am so sorry to hear of Zelda's passing. Sending my prayers to the family. My grandmother Lovenia was her aunt.

  11. Fr. Andre Metrejean
    Erath, LA

    Prayers for the whole Deshotel family. May Our Lady grant you all peace and hope in the Resurrection of her Son.

  12. Doris hillier
    Denham springs, LA

    Rest in peace my friend

  13. Missie
    Albertville, AL

    Zelda was so special to so many. She will be missed greatly. Prayers and love to family and friends

  14. Rebecca Bordelon
    basile, LA

    Thank you for everything you have taught me, being such a sweet friend!!!!Miss you!!!

  15. Rhonda Vallot Braneff
    Youngsville, LA

    Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May Gods comfort be with you during this difficult time.

  16. Trina Saucier
    Kinder, LA

    My Dearest Cousin we have been in contact for all our lives and have had alot of good times. You were the most selfless person I have ever known. I wish I would have known of yoyr sickness so we could have hugged and said prayer together but knowing you you did not wantvto worry me about your sickness. You always made me feel so good no matter what problem of mine you were listening to....you are an angel in my book come to me in my dreams please add nd hug. Maw maw Gladys for me you will be in Heaven for sure. Love you so much...

  17. Melvin Fruge
    Ocala, FL

    We will all miss her.

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