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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Felix Al Saunier at 11 am Monday, February 12, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Fr. Louie Richard was the celebrant. Mr. Saunier was laid to rest at the church mausoleum immediately following the Mass. A gathering of family and friends was held on Monday at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church from 9:30 am until time of the Mass.

Mr. Saunier was born September 12, 1935 in Delcambre to the late Lennes and Noela Saunier, and passed away peacefully Saturday, February 10, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Carpenter House surrounded by his family.

Felix Saunier was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He worked over 39 ½ years in the Oil and Gas industry before his retirement. Mr. Saunier was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville and served as an Usher.

Some of his favorite pastimes were washing cars, cutting grass and tending to his yard, and traveling. His favorite place for family summer vacations was at the Edgewater resort in Panama City Beach, Florida where many beautiful memories were made. He leaves a legacy of love that will forever be kept in the hearts of all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Lorraine LeBlanc Saunier of Abbeville; his son, Tal Saunier and wife Cathy Saunier of Houma; two grandchildren, Brandon Saunier and wife Rachel, and Brooke Saunier; his step-daughters, Glenda LeBlanc of Abbeville, Sharon L. Perrin and husband Brent of Abbeville, Karen L. Latiolais and husband Chris of Youngsville, and Diane L. Huval and husband Darrell of Abbeville; 12 step-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; and his sister and brother, Laura Von S. Reaux and husband Kenneth and Charles Saunier and wife Betty all of Delcambre.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lennes and Noela Saunier; and two brothers, Donald and Marion Saunier.

Serving as pallbearers are Brent Perrin, Daryl Rousse, Scottie Saunier, Michael Saunier, Clay Broussard and Tommy Saunier.

To view the online obituary, and to share your condolences and memories of Mr. Saunier, please visit his memorial page at

Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre (337) 658-4434 is in charge of arrangements.