A loving wife and mother, homemaker and lifelong resident of Gonzales, she died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, in Gonzales. She was 55. Visiting at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales, on Wednesday, Feb. 27, was from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visiting at St. Mark Catholic Church, Gonzales, on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Joel LaBauve, celebrant. Interment in Hope Haven Cemetery, Gonzales. Survived by her husband, Vernon J. Acaldo, Gonzales; mother, Nettie Lambert Gautreau, Gonzales; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jan and Michael Heath, St. Amant, Julie and James Jones, Gonzales, and Lori and Joe Liotta, St. Amant; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Pauline and Elgene Barnett, St. Amant, and Bonnie and Herman Poirrier, Gonzales; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Irvin and Jackie Gautreau, Gary and Wanda Gautreau, and Donnie and Dee Dee Gautreau, all of St. Amant; and five grandchildren, Jena Jones, Falan, Raymond, Nicholas and Joseph Liotta. Preceded in death by her father, Donald James Gautreau. Pallbearers will be Jordy, Devin, Jody, Gary Paul and Dustin Gautreau, Tyson Barnett, Carey Poirrier, Charles Acaldo and Jody Gautreau. She was an honorary member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post 3693 and member of the Father James Clement Ladies Auxiliary and St. Mark Church.