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Joseph Broussard

September 15, 1917 — January 31, 2009

Joseph Louis Broussard, of Gonzales, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Landmark Nursing Facility of Baton Rouge. He was 91. He is survived by a son, Phillip Broussard and wife Linda; three daughters, Kay Dornier and husband Ronnie, Debra Banta and husband Ronnie, and Kathy Brown and husband Max; 10 grandchildren, Paula Gebhart, Pattie Lewis, Phillip Broussard Jr., Penny Graves, Dawn Broussard, Ron Dornier, Pamela Selvage, Michael Brown, David Brown and Deion Banta; seven great-grandchildren, Jessica Lewis, Jase Broussard, Gabrielle Broussard, Michael Brown Jr., Isabelle Brown, Terryn Selvage and Stephen Dornier; two brothers, Pearlie and Oakley Broussard; and three sisters, Ruby Chaney, Pearl Cowart and Ganell Knippers. Preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Hoffman Broussard; parents, David and Ella White Broussard; son, David and wife Betty Broussard; three brothers, Ruffus Broussard, David L. D.L. Broussard and Carl Cat Broussard; and sister, Opal Broussard. He retired from the Hansen Disease Center, Carville, and was a veteran of World War II. He served as an usher at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 8342 and East Ascension Sportmans League. Visiting at Ascension Funeral Home, Gonzales, on Monday, Feb. 2, was from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visiting at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Prairieville, on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Burial in Prairieville Cemetery.


Ascension Funeral Home
426 West New River Street
Gonzales, LA  70737
Monday, February 2, 2009
5pm 8pm


Mass of Christian Burial

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
5208 Hwy 73
Prairieville, LA  70769
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
9:30am until 11am


Prairieville Community Cemetery
Hwy 73
Prairieville, LA  70769
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