Doris Vicknair Marse

Published 12:15 pm Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Doris Vicknair Marse died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, May 13, 2019, at 5:30 p.m., on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima.

Doris Vicknair Marse

She was 88, a native and lifelong resident of Reserve.

She was the beloved wife of the late Lester J. Marse Sr.; beloved mother of Lester J. Marse Jr., Father John J. Marse, Ralph J. Marse, Gerald P. Marse and the late Agnes Marse Jacob; mother-in-law of Malcolm Jacob and Nora Marse; grandmother of Ryan J. Marse, Anthony G. Jacob, Joey M. Megte and the late Jennifer M. Marse; step grandmother of Michelle Matt, Nickki Slayton and Chris Pineda; great grandmother of Reed, Amelia and Liam Marse and Olivia and Luke Jacob; step great grandmother of Anna, Craig Jr., Cameron and Lilly Ana; daughter of the late Clinton Vickniar Sr. and Marie Audiffred Vicknair; and sister of the late Clinton Vicknair Jr. and Ronald J. Vicknair.

She was a loving mother who gave her all to family and friends.

She taught numerous children in the catechical programs of St. Peter Church and was Director of Religious Education at St. Christopher the Martyr Parish in Metairie for 25 years.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the physicians, nurses and staff of St. James Parish Hospital for the loving care they provided to our mother.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 Highway 44 in Reserve on Tuesday, May 21 at 11 a.m.

Visitation is from 9 until 11 a.m.

Interment is in St. Peter Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to St. Peter School or St. Charles Catholic High School.

Arrangements are by Millet-Guidry Funeral Home. Share your memories and condolences at