Judith Ursula Decoteau, devoted lifetime member & volunteer of the Catholic Church, graduate of Louisiana State University in Education, a retired owner of the Emporium Gift Shop in St. Francisville, and beloved Wife, Mother and Grandmother. She is survived by her husband of 50 years Norris, four children Bradley Decoteau & wife Cheryl, Jeffrey Decoteau & wife Michele, Michael Decoteau & wife Elise, Ashley Decoteau Van Beek & husband Gerald. Eleven Grand Children; Kendall Decoteau Vosburg, Madeline Decoteau, William Decoteau, Sarah Decoteau, Emilie Decoteau, Meredith Decoteau, Natalie Van Beek, Kate Van Beek, Cameron Decoteau, Evan Van Beek, & Hailey Van Beek, Two Great Grand Children; Olivia Vosburg & Henry Vosburg. Brothers; Jack Lowe, John Lowe, Joel Lowe & Jere Lowe of Texas and four siblings from New Mexico. She was preceded in death by Grandmother Belle Voorhies, Mother Cora Voorhies & Father-in-law Herman J. Decoteau. The family would like to thank the entire Baton Rouge Oschner Medical Center I.C.U. Staff with special thanks to Dr. Mulamula, Dr. Adjei, Dr. Gomez, Eric Rogers, Nurse Katie Levins, the entire Respiratory Staff, and all the Critical Care Nurses who lovingly cared for her. Visitation will be at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East Monday, October 21, 2013 from 6:00pm till 8:00pm. Visitation will resume Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church beginning at 9:00am with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 followed by burial in Greenoaks Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family is asking that donations be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Oct. 19 to Oct. 26, 2013