Veronica Sue Istre, 59, of Orange, passed away Jan. 19, in Port Arthur, after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Services will be officiated by David Myer of Abundant Life Sanctuary of Groves. Cremation will follow. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Born in Sulphur, April 7, 1956, she was the daughter of Honore Quebodeaux and Gladys (Guidry) Quebodeaux. Sue enjoyed her work at Roberts Meat Market for 30 years. She was very dedicated to her family and was the glue that held them together. She enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s activities and loved to cook. She was extremely compassionate, caring, and loved helping everyone.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by her husband, Chester Istre; children, Matt Istre and wife Angel, Mike Quebodeaux and wife Brandy, all of Orange, Maranda Janise and Aaron, of Bridge City and Dallas Istre, of Houma, La; grandchildren, Cody, Blayten, Garrett, Hunter, Dakota, Tyler, Elly, Bailey, Jeslyn, Breanna, Kaleb and Bailey; siblings, Gloria Constance, of Port Arthur, Marie Grant and Marylou Guidry, both of Sulphur; her mother-in-law, Theresa Whitfield and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to assist with final expenses.