EUNICE~With heavy hearts the family of Stanley J. Zaunbrecher announces his passing on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at the age of 86. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am onTuesday, February 14, 2023 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Mowata. Burial will follow in the St. Lawrence Cemetery with Father Nick Ware, Celebrant.
Stanley was born on September 19, 1936 in Eunice to Nicholas and Josephine Frey Zaunbrecher. He served his country proudly in the United States Army. He loved his family and farm life. His favorite pass time was to get on a four-wheeler or horse to check on his cattle and working cattle was his all time favorite. But most of all he loved his family and spending time with them was his greatest joys of his life. He was a loving and caring man who enjoyed life. Stanley will be forever remembered by his six children, Lisa Zaunbrecher Schneider and husband, Joey of Eunice, Nick C. Zaunbrecher and wife, Germaine of Lafayette, Tina Zaunbrecher Hollier and husband, Kim of Rayne, Melonie Zaunbrecher Morein and husband, Felix of Ville Platte, Sam Zaunbrecher and wife, Leah of Mowata and Erica Dawn Zaunbrecher of Rayne; eleven grandchildren, Hillary Z Reiners and husband, Cole, Hannah M Zaunbrecher, Hailey L. Zaunbrecher, Lainey H. LeBleu and husband, Chad, Cassidy McCleary and husband, James, Hudson Hollier, Stella Hollier, Grant I. Morein and wife, Lexi, Emily C. Zaunbrecher, Addison P. Zaunbrecher and Amelia G. Zaunbrecher; four great grandchildren, Parker Kate Reiners, Emerson C. Reiners, Kohen Wayne Morein and Everett LeBleu; brother, Rodney Zaunbrecher of Iowa; sisters, Frances “Teenie” Z. Fruge of Eunice, JoAnn Z. Meyer of Roberts Cove, Margaret Z Regan of Egan, Edna Mae Z. Leger and husband, Mike of Iowa and sister-in-law, Claudette Zaunbrecher of LeCompte. Stanley will also be forever remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Loretta L. Zaunbrecher; parents; siblings, Helen Z. Thevis, Louis Zaunbrecher, Laura Z. Bellard, Thelma “Tillie” Z Leonards, Lawrence Zaunbrecher, Jeanette Z. Holtsapple, Robert Zaunbrecher and Lloyd “Butch” Zaunbrecher.
At the request of the family, visitations will be held for Stanley at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Monday, February 13th from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm and again on Tuesday, February 14th from 8:00 am until time of services. A Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 pm on Monday.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.