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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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Nolan Joseph Gautreaux, 95, a resident of Thibodaux and a native of Lockport,

Louisiana died May 12, 2019. He was born January 21, 1924 to Annie & Sylvester Gautreaux of Lockport. On August 23, 1946 he married the love of his life, Nora T. Trosclair.

Survivors include, sons, Ted C. Gautreaux (Angela) of Gheens, La. and Gerard A. Gautreau (Sharon) of Allen, Texas. Daughters, Jennifer G. Williams of Johns Creek, Georgia, Anna Marie G. Dufrene of Raceland, La., Phyllis T. Eddy (Samuel) of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas & Pamela T. Gautreaux of Mandeville, La., his brother Dudley of Lockport, La., 11 Grandchildren & 27 Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Annie & Sylvester Gautreaux, His wife, Nora T. Gautreaux, sister Inez Crain, brothers, Sylvester Jr., Charles, Norman, Edwin & Francis, sons, Michael & Timothy, sons in law, H. Wade Williams & Dwight Dufrene, Grandchildren, Marlene, Ted C. Jr., & Rhandal Gautreaux.

Nolan proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was employed by Louisiana Power & Light Company for 45 years.

His hobbies were fishing, hunting, horseback riding & woodworking. He spent most of his weekends outdoors. He also enjoyed traveling with his family & friends to various

states. His fondest memory was the time he spent in Kodiak, Alaska while in the U.S. Navy.

He was a beloved Husband, Father & Friend. He will be greatly missed. We take comfort knowing our Father is reunited with our Mother.

Memorial Service will be held at a later date.