Donald J. Broussard

December 23, 1946 ~ February 18, 2011

Donald Joseph Broussard, 64, of Lake Charles died at 12:30 PM on Friday, February 18, 2011 in a local hospital.

Mr. Broussard was born in Lake Charles on December 23, 1946 and lived here all of his life. He was a graduate of Lake Charles High School and attended McNeese State University. Mr. Broussard retired from Basell as an operator after 32 years of service.

He was a member of Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Wanda Broussard of Lake Charles; three children and their spouses, Carolyn Dever and David and Jerry Scott Broussard and Jennifer all of Lake Charles, and Erin Webb and Michael of Sulphur; four grandchildren, Kasey and Blaine Simon and Allie and Jessie-Elizabeth Webb; two sisters, Annette Bosse and husband Richard of Gary, North Carolina and Joyce Day of Dallas, TX; one brother, Leland Broussard and wife Gerry of Moss Bluff; an aunt, Lois Baham of Lake Charles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mildred and Rene Broussard and a brother-in-law, Jerry Day.

A funeral mass will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. The Rev. Nathan Long will officiate. Burial will be in Consolata Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Monday from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM with a rosary being recited at 6:00 PM. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 8:00 AM until 1:30 PM in the funeral home.

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  1. I am so very sorry to hear about Don. I didn't find out until today, and I was shocked to say the least. I have so many wonderful memories of Don and Wanda. I will never forget the day the two of you were married and the happiness you both felt. I also remember all the wonderful stories of your vacations together. I can't express how deeply sorry I am for your loss of such a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and true best friend. Each and everyone one of you will be in my prayers.Tammy Powers

  2. TO THE BRoussard family i am sending my deepest sympathy to each one of you all.i have known donald since 1965 we worked together at lockett and bassel.he had a lots of respect for me,and i respected him highly ,may GOD continue to strenghen you all. isaiah 41:10

  3. Wanda family: Nettie and I are sorry to hear about Don and our prayers and thoughts are with you. Don and I worked together at the plant for years and talked a lot about camping and taking trips. He was a friend and coworker and again our prayers, thoughts and wishes are with you. Glenn Nettie Overshiner

  4. Wanda,I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue in memory in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I'll always remember the times working with Bruce as we called him back in the day. Love, Sue Redmond

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