Donald Joseph Troxclair, 86, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at The Carpenter House in Baton Rouge, LA. He was a native of Vacherie, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA . Donald proudly service in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, achieving the title as Corporal with Stripes. He was a farmer that retired from the chemical industry as an instrument and electrical technician, but he always remained a farmer at heart. Donald was a member of St. Louis King of France Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Men's Usher Society, and he was also on the Board of Directors at St. Joseph P&M Company. Donald is survived by his loving wife, Iris DeLaune Troxclair; two daughters, Aimee E. Hansen and husband William, and Carol C. Decoteau and husband Stephen; son, Donald J. Troxclair, Jr.; two grandchildren, Lauren Christine Troxclair and Jenay Christine Hansen; sister, Mabel Gaspard; and brothers, Alvin Troxclair and Laurent "Rip" Troxclair and wife Betty Jo. Preceded in death by his parents, Nicholas and Virginia Troxclair; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Woodrow Wilson and Lois Marie DeLaune; three sisters, Marie Troxclair, Laurence Troxclair and Alma Siegel; two brothers, Roland Troxclair and Stephen Troxclair; and brother-in-law, Lee Roy Gaspard. Visitation will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy., on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 5 pm to 8 pm and will resume on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at St. Louis King of France Catholic Church, 2121 N Sherwood Forest Dr., from 9 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am, conducted by Rev. Jack Nutter. Interment in Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Memorial Donations can be made to the LA Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA), 3545 N. I-10 Service Rd. W, Suite 300, Metairie, LA 70002. Please visit www.resthavenbatonrouge.com
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