Warren William Lemoine, Jr.

July 20, 1916 ~ October 18, 2010

Warren William Lemoine, Jr., 94, died Monday, October 18, 2010 in the comfort of his home. Mr. Lemoine was born in Lake Charles on July 20, 1916. He was a graduate of Lake Charles High School and Louisiana State University, and retired from Cities Service after 32 years of service.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, achieving the rank of captain, and was a recipient of the Bronze Star.

Mr. Lemoine was devoted to his family and friends, and was an avid golfer and fisherman. His enjoyment of life and his sense of humor endeared him to all who knew him. He will be remembered as a loving father and grandfather a builder of swings and singer of songs.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Iris Lorraine Dever Lemoine; his parents, Warren William Lemoine, Sr. and Marie Louise Gremillion Lemoine; his brothers, Ben Lemoine and Robert Lemoine; and his sister Marjorie Lemoine Selby.

He is survived by his son, Jim Lemoine and wife Shelia of Houston; his daughters, Libby Lea of Lake Charles and Patricia McQuinn of Dallas; eight grandchildren, Eric Lemoine, Brad Lemoine, Abby Kawas and husband Eddy, Claire Lea and husband Mike Gemkow, Paul Lea, Elaine Lea, Katy McQuinn and husband John Mermin, and John McQuinn; and great-granddaughters Iris Kawas and Aspen Shiro.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM Friday, October 22, 2010 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Monsignor Harry Greig will officiate. Interment will follow in Consolata Cemetery. Visitation Thursday will be from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a scripture service beginning at 6:00 PM. Visitation will continue Friday from 8:00 AM until the time of service in the funeral home.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to his caregivers, Brenda Simmons and Vernette Leger, for the care and concern given their father. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284.

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  1. Dear Tricia, Lib, Jim and family. How blessed I feel for being able to see your dad on my trip home to Lake Charles. I hope you remember to put that plaque up but even more than the plaque on the wall, I was so glad to know that your dad considered me one of his own. I loved both of your parents very much and they always made me feel welcome in their home. Thinking and praying for all of you. Love, Bet

  2. I grew up with the Lemoine Kids. Jim and I are the same age. I fondly remember Mr. Warren and Ms. Lorraine. They were always such a happy family. I know that all will miss Mr. Warren. He lived a long and full life. All my best to all the children and the whole family

  3. Libby, Claire, Paul Elaine, I'm so sorry for the lossof your Dad/Grandpa. It's sohard to lose a parent, no matter what the age. You'll all be in our prayers. We love you.

  4. Libby, We all enjoyed WW whenever we visited. He was always positive and full of fun. You will miss him a lot, but he had a good life. Hope to see the family soon.

  5. My condolences go out to all of Uncle Warren's immediate family. I have such fond memories of him from my childhood as he was an ever present fixture on both the Selby and Kuttner sides of the family. He was a kind soul who lived a very long and fruitful life. May he rest in peace.Regards,Rob Kuttner

  6. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May the loving memory of your Dad be everlasting.Love,Ann Bill Spain

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