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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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Dr. Ronald H. Kilgen, Ph.D., 73, a native of Cut Off, LA and resident of Raceland, LA passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

A memorial visitation will be held in his honor on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Landry's Funeral Home, Thibodaux, LA from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Interment will be at a later date at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA.

He is survived by his wife, Dr. Marilyn B. Kilgen, Ph.D.; son, Brian H. Kilgen and companion, Debbie Hughes; daughters, Rachael Bernice Kilgen, and Jessica K. Cassel and husband, Hoyt Cassel, Jr.; brother, Kirk Kilgen; sisters, Barbara Chaisson and Kathleen Kilgen; grandchildren, Heidi Kilgen, Brittany Kilgen, Victoria Kilgen, Skylar Kilgen, Jackson Cassel, and Johnny Cassel; step-grandchildren, Angelic Falgout, Justin Breaux, Dixie Stevens, Ashley Lopez, and Amy Hughes; great-grandchild, Janiyah Crear; step-great-grandchildren, Zayle Falgout and Meekel Stevens.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry B. Kilgen and Evida D. Kilgen.

He was a professor at Nicholls State University for 20 years and touched the lives of many students. He was also the owner of Kilgen Environmental Services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made payable to the Nicholls Foundation, P.O. Box 2074, Thibodaux, LA 70310. Please note for the Dr. Ron Kilgen Memorial Fund in the memo part of the check.

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Landry's Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.