Irma Marie Michel Matherne

Published 3:59 pm Monday, October 17, 2022

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Irma Marie Michel Matherne born December 25, 1939 in Convent, LA entered eternal rest peacefully October 14, 2022 at St. James Parish Hospital, Lutcher LA. Irma was born in Convent, LA raised in Garyville, LA and was a resident of Grand Point, LA for 62 years. Irma was a graduate of Leon Godchaux High School Class of 1958. She was a long time employee of Winn Dixie in Gramercy, LA with 35 years of service. Being a wife of a perique tobacco farmer and produce farmer she spent a lot of time and hard work on the farm.
Beloved wife of the late Robert “Bob” Matherne. Loving mother of Leigh Ann Matherne. Daughter of the late Norbertile Oubre Michel and Anthony Michel, Sr. Sister of Mary Michel Audiffred (Bruce) and the late Edward Michel, Edna Klibert (the late Olide), Cecile LaCroix (the late Dan), Alvin “Pete” Michel, Rowena “Gal” Duhe (the late Antoine ”Son”), Edwin “T-Boy Michel (the late Juliet), Eva Mae Troxclair (the late Harry, Sr.), Irene Milioto Cross (the late Charlie Milioto by first marriage and the late Walter Cross by second marriage), Anna Lee Cox (the late Henry, Sr.), Leroy Michel, Sr. (the late Velda), Anthony Michel “Jr.” (Caroleen Michel LeBlanc) and Johnny Michel, Sr. (the late Carolyn by first marriage and Marie by second marriage). Godmother of Susan Michel Laroze, Dean Manuel, Burt Michel and Jody Audiffred. Daughter-in-law of the late Eugene and Etta Roussel Matherne. Sister-in-law of the late Roland and Judy Matherne Manuel. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Irma loved and adored growing up in her large family. She enjoyed spending time reminiscing over old times and sharing many laughs with them. Quiet by nature she slowly became, later in life, the life of the party at family get togethers. She loved visiting and talking Cajun French over a good cup of Community Coffee and spent many weekends playing card games with her sisters and her friends. She loved flowers and enjoyed bird watching, most especially loved cardinals. Later in life when she was semi home bound she enjoyed taking little rides in the car even if it was just driving around town. She was a loving and caring daughter, wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. She was thoughtful and kind and faced every challenge in life with quiet strength and reliance on her Lord. She will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her. May she rest in peace.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Visitation and Funeral Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2130 Rectory St., Paulina on Saturday, Ocotber 22, 2022. Visitation at the church from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment in St. Joesph Cemetery.
Arrangements by Rose Lynn Funeral Home. To view or sign the online guest book, please visit