Published 11:11 am Thursday, January 15, 2015

Tracy Louque-Poche, 88, was born on Feb. 26, 1926, and passed away on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

She was a native of Paulina and resident of Lutcher.

Louque-Poche was the beloved wife of the late Newton “King Tut” Babin, Malvin “Shoon” Melancon, and Patrick Poche; and mother of Gregory Babin, Pamela Babin-Louque (David “Boo”), Peggy Melancon-Gautreaux (Corbin Paul), Greta Melancon, and Karl Melancon.

She was preceded by death by parents Carlo Louque and Emiliana Deslattes-Louque and siblings Logan Louque Sr., Bernice Louque, Murphy Louque, Philip Percy Louque, Melvin Louque, Earline Louque-Von Hassel, Priscilla Louque-Melancon, Herman Louque, Sherman Louque and Garfield Louque.

She is also survived by Lincoln Louque and Hudson Louque, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the German-Acadian Coast Historical & Genealogical Society. Visitation and funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. until Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 2130 Rectory Street in Paulina.

Entombment will follow in the church cemetery mausoleum.

Rose Lynn Funeral Services is in charge of the arrangements. To sign and view the family guestbook, visit roselynnfuneralhome.com.