Clifford Joseph Lintzen, of Eunice, La., was born Sept. 29, 1939 and passed away April 10.

He was a graduate of Eunice High School and held a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from University of Louisiana at Lafayette, La. He was a retired School Administrator from Lafayette Parish School District with 32.5 years of service.

He was married to Margie McGee Lintzen for 32 years and they resided in Port Barre, La.

Cliff was an avid golf player who also enjoyed fishing and hunting. He enjoyed visiting with people to discuss family and current events. His favorite pastime was watching his children and grandchildren perform and/or compete in athletic activities. He was an accomplished reader who was a regular at the local library checking out or ordering the latest novels for his reading pleasure.

Cliff was preceded in death by his father, Frank Lintzen of Eunice, LA; mother, Inez Savoy Lintzen of Basile, La.; sister, Ruth Lintzen Fontenot of Eunice; brother-in-law, Harry Fontenot of Eunice..

He is Survived by his son, Todd Lintzen and his wife Tracey, of Bridge City; daughters, Allison Lintzen, of Robeline, La. and Jessica Chaisson, of Carencro, La; step daughter, Monique Louviere and her husband, Chris; step son, Chas Babin, of Opelousas, La; grandchildren, Trevor Lintzen, Trent Lintzen, Zach Prodhomme, Morgan Louviere, Bryce Louviere, Lacy Prodhomme, Heidi Prodhomme, Ashley Castille, Anna Castille, Abby Castille, Scotty Castille and Chasity Chasson and a brother, Wilbert “Buddy” Lintzen, of Midland.

Services will begin at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 19, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 403 N. Saizon St., in Port Barre, La, with a celebration of life for family and friends at the American Legion Hall, 261 Bayou Rd, Port Barre, immediately following the graveside service.

Rather than floral arrangements the family is asking that books be donated on behalf of Clifford Lintzen to one of the school libraries located in the Bridge City Independent School District.