Obituaries for February 26

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Aguillard, Windola Beasley

She passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010. She was a resident of Prairieville and a native of Selma, Ala. She was 85 and a retired office clerk with Jeff Davis Electric Corp. Visiting will be at Ascension Baptist Church, Gonzales, on Friday, Feb. 26, from noon until memorial service at 2 p.m.

Arceneaux, Berkley ‘Frenchie’ “B.J.”

A resident of Baton Rouge and former resident of Thibodaux and Donaldsonville, he died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010. He was 85, born May 26, 1924, in Bayou Blue. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Interment in Rogers Cemetery, Houma.

Bonaventure, Charles Joseph “Pie”

He died Monday Feb. 22, 2010, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center at the age of 82. He was a native of Baton Rouge and resident of St. Amant. He was retired from Exxon Chemical with 43 years of service and leader of the Charlie Bonaventure Orchestra for 40 years. Interment in Greenoaks Memorial Park.

Dickerson Jr., Herman S.

A retired welder, he died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, in Klotzville due to an automobile accident. He was 62, a native of Donaldsonville and resident of Klotzville. Visiting at The Christian Assembly Full Gospel Church, 42158 La. 941, Gonzales, on Friday from 9 a.m. until religious service at 11 a.m. Burial in St. Augustine Catholic Church, Klotzville.

Gautreaux Sr., Herman Michael “Big Coon”

He was an operator who worked at Ethyl Corp. and retired from BASF Wyandotte Corp. A native of Gonzales and a resident of Denham Springs, he died at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Ochsner Medical Center of Baton Rouge at age 87. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Visitation at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Denham Springs, on Friday from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow at Greenoaks Memorial Park.

Sheets, Frances R.

A resident of Gonzales, she died early Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010. She was 66 and retired from Campus Federal Credit Union. Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church, Gonzales, Wednesday. Cremation will follow.