Laura Lydia Zaunbrecher Bellard died on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. She was 85. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, December 23, 2013 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Mowata. Rite of Committal will follow in the St. Lawrence Cemetery with Father Joseph Tran Celebrant.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her four sons, Michael Bellard and wife, Betty of Rayne, Charles Bellard and wife, Jocelyn of Mowata, Jude Bellard and wife, Arleen of Eunice and Dale Bellard of Mowata; three daughters, Sophie Bellard Guillory and husband, Larry of West Monroe, Carolyn Bellard Danton and husband, Thomas of Lafayette and Lynell Bellard Guillory and husband, Mitchell of Eunice; four brothers, Stanley Zaunbrecher of Mowata, Robert Zaunbrecher and wife, Claudette of LeCompte, Ronnie Zaubrecher and wife, Elaine and Butch Zaunbrecher all of Iowa; six sisters, Helen Z. Thevis of Mowata, Margaret Z. Reagan and husband, Larry of Egan, JoAnn Z. Meyer of Roberts Cove, Francis “Teenie” Z. Fruge of Eunice, Jeanette Z. Holtzapple of Lafayette and Edna Mae Z. Leger and husband, Michael of Bell City.; 14 grandchildren, Jessica Pourciau, Ashley Hutchinson, Brooke McGee, Brian Bellard, Patrick Bellard, Nicholas Bellard, Taylor Bellard, Allison Bellard, Krista Waggoner, Kenneth Danton, Adam Danton, John-Eric Guillory, Laura Guillory and Wesley Guillory and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis J. Bellard; son Kenneth Bellard; parents, Nicholas and Josephine Frey Zaunbrecher; granddaughter, Leslie Bellard; great-granddaughter, Sydney McGee; brothers, Lawrence and Louis Zaunbbrecher; and a sister, Thelma “Tillie” Leonards.
Visitation will be at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Sunday, December 22nd from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm and again on Monday, December 23rd 8:00 am at St. Lawrence Catholic Church until time of services. Deacon Thomas Adams will recite a Rosary at 7:00 pm Sunday evening.