Krotz Springs - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018 for Charles E. Halphen at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Krotz Springs. Father Michael DeBlanc will officiate the Mass. Rite of Committal will be held at Bellevue Memorial Park in Opelousas.
Charles E. Halphen, age 84 and a resident of Krotz Springs, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Charles worked as an Industrial Hygienist at Dow Chemical for 30 years. He took an early retirement to raise cattle with his son, Steve. Charles was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren. Charles enjoyed painting and was an excellent artist. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Audrey Lacassin Halphen; daughter, Marie Kaiser and her husband, Johnny; sons, Scott Halphen and his wife, Dianne and Will Halphen and his wife, Mayumi; grandchildren, John Kaiser and his wife, Kim, Chuck Kaiser and his wife, Andrea, Billy Kaiser and his wife, Jaime, Michael Kaiser and his wife, Laci, Renee Aymond and her husband, Yancy, Alison Hebert and her husband, Chad, Kathryn Halphen, Emily Wellen and her husband, Josh, Natalie Halphen, Misa Halphen, Sandra Castille and her husband, David, Jason Halphen and his wife, Kelsey, Laurel Halphen, David Halphen and his wife, Sara, Crystal Babineaux and Sandi Babineaux; great-grandchildren, Evan, Anna, Sydney, Abigail, Jordan, Bethany, Isabelle, Kaleb, Kailee, Corley, Cade, Kesslar, Zachary, Maci, Maxum, Wyatt, Cole, Avery, Mackenzie, Maycee, Ella, Joey, Terry, Finn, Rowan, Alyssa, August, Ayden, Morgan, Cade, Hayden, and Gabriel; and great-great-grandchildren, Kali and Braylin.
He was preceded in death by his former wife and mother of his children, Rita Halphen; parents, Michael and Noemi Burr Halphen; son, Steven Halphen, daughter-in-law, Terri Halphen; grandson, Andy Halphen; and great-grandchildren, Mathew Ardoin, Job' Halphen and Tristen Babineaux.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Krotz Springs. A Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Visitation will continue on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Pallbearers will be Jason Halphen, David Halphen, John Alvin Kaiser, Chuck Kaiser, Billy Kaiser and Michael Kaiser.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs, 239 8th Street, Krotz Springs, LA 70750, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
TO: Audrey & Family both Dayle and I offer our sincerest condolences for your loss of a true partner in life and eternity. We hope your beautiful memories of a half century together and the Love of a big family will sustain you in this in this time of sorrow. I only learned of your loss today after having returned from France at the end September. You and your family are in our prayers always.
Daniel NealLargo, FL
Vicki and I are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Please know that Charles was a good friend for many years and we will miss him.
Morris and Vicki WeinsteinOpelousas, LA
So sorry for your loss. You're family will be in my prayers.
Crystal KirkNew Iberia, LA
I wish the peace of God be upon all of us during these times so that we can be thankful for our own lives and to reflect on the blessings we have, including and especially those brought out and practiced by Mr. Charlie. Rest in Peace! Hug Stephen for us!
DuppySAINT MARTINVILLE, LA
Audrey, you and your entire family are in our prayers. May Mother Mary hold him her arms as She held Christ at His birth and as She did at the foot of the cross. Tim & Vickie
Tim RomeroPort Arthur, VA
Audrey, I am so sorry for your loss. May the Lord's peace be with you at this difficult time and always. Love.
Tim FelixDallas, TX
Sorry for your loss. What a great and kind person he was. May he be experiencing the beatific vision with the Holy Trinity.
David Kim AndrusCarencro, LA
TO THE HALPHEN FAMILY, I EXTEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. I WILL KEEP ALL IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS...........DOLLY
DOLLY MOREAULAWTELL, LA
Sending our deepest condolences.. So many good memories with Uncle Charles and family
Hubert and Marci SavoySeymour, TN
My deepest condolence Aunt Audrey to you and your family . Love you!
Darhonda lacassinGreenwell springs, LA
Very sorry for your loss.
Gloria. CredeurDuson, LA