Ida Mae Arceneaux, 79, died Monday, Oct. 8, in her home. She was a native of Arnaudville, LA., and lived in Sulphur for 59 years. She loved to fish, garden and play cards. She was passionate about hummingbirds.

Survivors include her daughters, Peggy Ann Arceneaux Albair and her husband Richard B. Albair, Sr., of Orange, Karen Arceneaux Quebedeaux of Sulphur; sons, Keith Arceneaux and his wife Paulette, Paul Marks Arceneaux and Melvin Wayne Arceneaux and his wife Emily, all of Sulphur; siblings, Iry Arnaud, Etheleen Taylor, Annabelle Richard, Girley Olivier and Earleen Knott; 11 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Marks Arceneaux; and her parents, Alba and Emitle Arnaud.

Her funeral will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Lasalette Catholic Church in Sulphur. The Rev. Jim Winiarski will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of Hixson-Sulphur Memorial.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, with a rosary at 7:00 p.m., and from 8:00 a.m. Friday until time of service.

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