Louis Owen 'Shine' Francois Sr.

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Louis passed at his home in Baton Rouge on Monday, July 9, 2018 at the age of 83. He was native of Lakeland, a longtime resident of Port Allen and current resident of Baton Rouge. Louis was retired warehouse supervisor, after servicing at Kalmbach Burckett Inc and LSU Union Food Service. Visiting will be at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lakeland, Friday, July 13, 2018 from 10:30am until Mass of Christian Burial at 1pm, celebrated by Rev. Todd Lloyd. Entombment will be in Chenal Cemetery. Louis is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sandra LeJeune Francois of Baton Rouge; three children, Lana Sarradet and husband Shane of Brusly, Louis O. Francois Jr and wife Ginger of Baton Rouge, Nicole Knight and husband Steve of Jacksonville, FL; eight grandchildren, Blake Sarradet and wife Brittany, Kayla Sarradet, Jodi Runfalo and husband Clay, Amy Wilson and husband William, Gabrielle Greenlee and husband Jeremy, Ruby Costa and husband Luke, Lindsay Knight, Kennedy Knight; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Neal Francois and wife Janet of AZ; and numerous nieces and nephews. Louis was preceded in death by his parents, Hillary and Lizzie Dupont Francois; great-grandchild, Lincoln Grace; brothers, Gerald, Hillary Jr., and Adrian Francois; sisters, Mercedes Rowell, Bercie LeJeune, Barbara Dino. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America https://alzfdn.org/support-us/donate/. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online at www.wilbertservices.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 10 to July 13, 2018