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In Memory of

Elaine Gautreaux Schlapkohl

January 6, 1921 - May 18, 2017

Obituary


Elaine Gautreaux Schlapkohl passed away on May 18, 2017 at the age of 96. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph M. Gautreaux, Sr. and Julia M. Gautreaux, her brother, Joseph M. Gautreaux, Jr. and her beloved husband, Orval H. Schlapkohl. She is survived by her daughter, Susan S. Perkins (Jim), and her son, Orval J. “Butch” Schlapkohl (Brenda). Elaine is also survived by her grandchildren, Meredith Yount (Dean), Megan Foreman (Braden), Shannon Parker (Chris), and Kimberly Leija, as well as 10 great grandchildren.



The family would like to thank her...

Elaine Gautreaux Schlapkohl passed away on May 18, 2017 at the age of 96. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph M. Gautreaux, Sr. and Julia M. Gautreaux, her brother, Joseph M. Gautreaux, Jr. and her beloved husband, Orval H. Schlapkohl. She is survived by her daughter, Susan S. Perkins (Jim), and her son, Orval J. “Butch” Schlapkohl (Brenda). Elaine is also survived by her grandchildren, Meredith Yount (Dean), Megan Foreman (Braden), Shannon Parker (Chris), and Kimberly Leija, as well as 10 great grandchildren.



The family would like to thank her sitter, Angela Thomas, for her devotion and compassion.



A native of New Orleans, La, Elaine was a devoted wife, mother, and friend.



Services will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home in New Orleans on Monday, May 22, 2017. Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until 10:00AM. Mass will immediately follow at 10:00AM. Interment will take place in St. Louis No. 3 Cemetery. To view and sign the family guestbook please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com