Austin Jagneaux
March 14, 1923  -  January 2, 2018

Austin Jagneaux


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Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas
2845 South Union Street
Opelousas, LA  70570
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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2845 South Union Street
Opelousas, LA  70570
Thursday, January 04, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Rosary by Deacon Dwayne Joubert
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home Parlor
2845 South Union Street
Opelousas, LA  70570
Thursday, January 04, 2018
1:00 p.m.
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St. Landry Catholic Church
1020 North Main
Opelousas, LA  70570
Thursday, January 04, 2018
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St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery
1020 North Main Street
Opelousas, LA  70570
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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 PM for Austin J. Jagneaux on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at St. Landry Catholic Church. Rite of Committal will take place in the church cemetery. Monsignor Louis Melancon will Celebrate the Mass. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, January 4, 2018, from 10:00 AM until 1:30 PM in the Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas. A Rosary being prayed at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday by Deacon Dwayne Joubert.

Mr. Jagneaux, age 94, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home.

Austin had a very strong work ethic. He worked as a city bus driver in Opelousas, worked as a farmer and later retired from the Louisiana State Highway Department. He loved being around his family, especially his grandchildren. Austin will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Annie Wise Dupre Jagneaux of Opelousas, LA; his son, Joseph Dale Jagneaux and fiancé, Carolina Castaneda of Lake Charles, LA; his daughters, Marjorie Quebedeaux of Opelousas, LA; Cheryl Bergeron and husband, James of Opelousas, LA; his brother, Alexius Jagneaux, Jr. of Church Point, LA and a special family friend, Sharleen Meyers. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Keith Quebedeaux and wife, Dana; Stephen Quebedeaux and fiancé, Rachel Trichel; Paula Darbonne and husband, Shawn; Samantha Jagneaux; Courtney Jagneaux Oertel and husband, Jim and his great-grandchildren, Kyle Quebedeaux, Jacob Quebedeaux, Seth Darbonne and wife, Lonnie, Austin Darbonne, Henry Oertel, Charles Anthony Quebedeaux II and Ava Michelle Quebedeaux.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alexius Jagneaux, Sr. and Celeman Benoit; his brothers, Curley Jagneaux, Cyril Jagneaux, Lessin Jagneaux and his sisters, Eula Venable, Mary Lou Elder and Rose Vidrine.

The family would like to send a special thanks to Dr. Louis Nix and staff, Angie Going, his long-term caregiver, Louise Lee and the staff of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.



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  1. Brent Trouille
    Opelousas, LA

    Sorry to hear of y'all loss . May he be with God

  2. Kenneth and Joan Vidrine
    Sulphur, LA

    Uncle Austin will be missed
    We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers
    🙏🙏🙏

  3. Jeanette (Guidry) Parker
    Theodore, AL

    Marjorie...just wanted to let you and your family how sorry I am for ya'lls loss. May he rest in eternal peace.

  4. Joan Sonnier
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    Marhie, I am so sorry for your loss, ptayers for you and all of your family.

  5. Barbara Dabney
    Opelousas, LA

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all of you. Love, Barbara

  6. Buddy and Charlene Johnson
    Port Allen, LA


  7. Brandi Trahan
    Carencro, LA

    Kyle and Jacob, so sorry for the lost of your grandfather. Death is never easy...but know he’s in a better place now, he’s earned his angel wings and now he can fly HIGH!!!
    RIP Mr. Austin🕊

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