OBITUARY: Bouchereau, June Glaubrecht

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Bouchereau, June Glaubrecht

June Glaubrecht Bouchereau, 78, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was a native of Jeanerette and resident of Donaldsonville. She was a graduate of ULL with a master degree plus 30 in Education and a graduate of Nicholls State University with a master degree in Administration and Supervision. June was an Ascension Parish elementary school teacher for 20 years, however her love for children continued as she was named the first Director of The Donaldsonville Area Association for Retarded Citizens (DAARC). She began with a hand full of clients in the mid 1970’s and served over 60 clients at the time of her retirement in 1992. She remained on the board of directors until 2002 and was instrumental in the establishment of the Mary Marcombe Home for mentally challenged adult clients. She was honored with the Legacy Award at the National Philanthropy Day Award Luncheon in November 2004 in recognition of her enduring contribution to the community and DAARC. Among her many hobbies, flower gardening, cooking, crafts, and bridge tournaments with her dearest friends were her favorite. However, the real light of her life were her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Our family would like to thank the staff at St. Elizabeth Hospital for the wonderful and compassionate care shown to our mother and family at this difficult time. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Lynn Paul Bouchereau; a daughter Lori Bouchereau Templet and husband Kevin; three sons Terry Bouchereau and wife Janelle, Paul Bouchereau and wife Karen, and Larry Bouchereau and wife Tina; ten grandchildren Jason Templet, Scott Templet and wife Leah, Ted Bouchereau and wife Brandi, Todd Bouchereau and wife Rebecca, Toby, Ali, Leah, Ross, Ryan, and Reid Bouchereau; and five great grandchilren Andon, Annabelle, and Alexander Templet and Haley and Evan Bouchereau. She is preceded in death by her parents George and Eleanor Glaubrecht; two brothers Calvin and George Glaubrecht; and a grandson Chad Templet. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Smokebend from 8 a.m. till Mass of Christian Burial at noon. Entombment to follow at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Mausoleum in Donaldsonville. Arrangement by Ourso Funeral Home in Donaldsonville. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to DAARC, Mary Marcombe Home, or St. Francis-Ascension of Our Lord Youth Ministry. To sign and view the family guest book, please visit www.legacy.com/weeklycitizen to offer condolences to the family.