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Nelson "Peach" Loupe

Nelson "Peach" Loupe

Nelson “Peach” Loupe, 91, a native of Lockport and resident of Larose passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Monday, January 9 from 10 a.m. until funeral time. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 p.m. with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Helga P. Loupe; daughters, Myra L. (Jeremiah) St. Pierre; Ursula (Donny) Melancon; Juanita (Randy) Whittaker; step son, Michael (Jennifer) Reed; 7 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 on the way and 1 great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma A. Loupe; parents, Nelson and Ursula Loupe; son, Ted Joseph Loupe; brother, George “Lu Lu” Loupe; sister, Josephine L. Arabie.

He graduated in 1942 from Lockport High School and joined the Navy in January 1943. He retired as Senior Drilling Superintendent of the Eastern Division of Gulf Oil after 39 ½ years of service.

Special thanks to Chateau Terrebonne, St. Joseph Hospice (Marline), Kathy Belanger for their Quality care, Compassion and support in our time of need. Special thanks to Father Simon Peter Engurait.

He was a World War Two navy veteran, a member 0f the Knights of Columbus.

Samart-Mothe Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.