BASILE~The family announces with heavy hearts, the passing of Edna Marie Schwartzenburg Redlich on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Lafayette General Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was 90. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Basile. Burial will follow in the St. Augustine Cemetery with Father David Hebert Celebrant.
Edna was a homemaker and devoted her life to the care of her family. She loved working in her community. She was a member of the Ladies Altar Society, and was a Daily World and Basile Weekly correspondent. She was a volunteer with the Acadia Parish food for the elderly, and she was active with the Louisiana Swine Festival and St. Augustine Catechism program when it began. She loved Mardi Gras, sewing and cooking but most of all she was a loving and caring mother. She is survived by three children, Dionne Bordelon and husband, Clay and Lyle Redlich and wife, Tina all of Basile and Lowell Redlich and wife, Mona of Eunice. She was blessed with eighteen grandchildren, Aimee C. Carr, D'Ane C. Chambers, Darren Redlich, Roxann R. Brister, Reagan Redlich, Devin Redlich, Shannon Bordelon, Jevin Bordelon, Seth Bordelon, Rebekah B. Miller, Caitlin R. Clark, Hannah Redlich, Gunther Redlich, Hans Redlich, Emily Redlich, Ian Redlich, Austin LeBlanc and Andrew LeBlanc and twenty one great grandchildren as well as extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Oris Redlich; a son, Dwaine Redlich; a daughter, Jeanne Savant and her parents, John Ziah and V Gosselin Schwartzenburg; three brothers, Allen, Jim and Albert Schwartzenburg; four sisters, Adele S. Fisher, Rose S. Placette, Irene Schwartzenburg and Velma S. Rasberry.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Basile on Friday, April 22nd from 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm and again on Saturday, April 23rd from 8:00 am until time of services. Father David Hebert will recite a Rosary at 6:00 pm Friday evening.