Wayne Stevens

  • Born: October 9, 1943
  • Died: December 12, 2017
  • Location: Baldwin, Louisiana

Ibert's Mortuary

1007 Main St.
P. O. Box 236
Franklin, LA 70538

Tel. (337) 828-5426

Tribute & Message From The Family


Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 14, 2017, during a 12:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Baldwin for Denis Wayne Stevens, a native of Jeanerette and longtime resident of Baldwin who passed away at the age of 74 on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. Following the Mass, he will be laid to rest in the Sacred Heart Cemetery at a later date with a private memorial service.. Father Cedric Sonnier will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services. Serving as pallbearers will be Paul Naquin, Rocky Bishop, Glenn Miller, Mike Thibodeaux, Ray Robicheaux, Ryan Fitch, Jonathan Pillaro and Garret Burns..

A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday, December 14, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Baldwin at 9:00 a.m. and continue until Mass time.

Wayne grew up in Baldwin and married his true love, Gale Thibodeaux , on July 6, 1963. His family was uniquely close and subsequent generations have learned to embrace this. He always gave warmth and love that others felt in his presence and never met a stranger. He was passionate about his family, fishing, catering and spending quality time with his loved ones. He was a past grand knight of Knights of Columbus and a 3rd degree Knight, he was also a member of the Board of Port of West St. Mary and was recently elected President on December 5, 2017. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Those left to cherish her memory include his loving wife of 54 years, Gale Thibodeaux Stevens; two daughters, Jessica S. Burns and her husband Cheyenne and Mary Beth S. Pillaro and her husband Allen; four grandchildren, Lauren P. Comeaux and her husband, Blake, Jonathan Pillaro and his fiancee' Brooklyn, Megan D. Russo and her husband Johnathan and Garret Burns; nine great grandchildren, McKenzie, McKarlie, Bentley, Noah, Paisley, Remmie, Joshua, Cady and Rivers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace Wilfred Stevens and Julia Hebert Stevens and his brother, Clyde Stevens.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.


Condolence & Memory Journal

To the Stevens Family: Please accept my dearest sympathy for the lost of your loved one.

Posted by Virginia Jaques - Franklin, LA   December 29, 2017

My prayers and masses will remember the family in its loss and Wayne for the repose of his soul.

Posted by Fr Gregory Cormier - Abbeville, LA - Acquaintance   December 21, 2017

Gale and family I'm so sorry about the passing of Wayne. May God's peace be with you all at this very difficult time. May Wayne rest in peace.

Posted by Sarah Belle Minor - LA - Friend   December 21, 2017

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Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. Wayne rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord Jesus Christ console your hearts as only He can.

Posted by the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - Franklin, LA   December 19, 2017

Sorry for your loss, Gayle. I will miss my Parrain.

Posted by Kirby Hebert - Baton Rouge, LA - Family   December 17, 2017

Gayle, so sorry to hear about Wayne passing away. He's in a good place and you will see him again

Posted by Kathy Brand - Carrollton GA - Friend   December 17, 2017

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.

Posted by Darla Martin - Youngsville, LA - Friend   December 15, 2017

A lot of good times together

Posted by Mark Poindexter - Lafayette   December 15, 2017

Gayle and family
God Bless all of you and may Wayne rest in peace. Please know that I am here for whatever if you need.

Love
Thor

Posted by Thor Frederick - Baldwin, LA - Friend   December 14, 2017

Family you have my deepest of Condolences . My thoughts and Prayers are with you.

Posted by Cardell Bowser-- Ina - Baldwin, LA - Acquaintance   December 14, 2017

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Our Prayers and Thoughts are with Wayne and his Family at this time and in the Future. Frances and Hudson Rushing, Jr., Grand Knight, Knights of Columbus, Council #1420, Franklin, Louisiana.

Posted by Hudson Rushing, Jr. - Franklin, LA - Friend   December 14, 2017

Gale, so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. I will always remember his smile and kind words. My deepest condolences and prayers for you all.

Posted by Steve Landry , Retired Postmaster - New Iberia, LA - Friend   December 14, 2017

Ms. Gayle and Family, so sorry for the loss of Mr. Wayne. He was truly a great man. I had the pleasure of spending time on the water with him. Always fun, Rest in Peace Wayne, Matt

Posted by Matt Barrilleaux    December 14, 2017

Sending my condolences to the family on this difficult day. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Denise Champagne - Baldwin, LA - Friend   December 14, 2017

So sorry to hear of Wayne's passing, we have all of the family in our prayers.

Posted by Calvin and Raye. Clausen - Franklin, LA - Friend   December 14, 2017

Our deepest symthy on your loss of Wayne. Thr family is in our thoughts and prayers. Due to a prior appointment we will not be able to attend.

Posted by Joyce & Louis Faucheux - Baldwin, LA - Friend   December 14, 2017

My deepest condolences to Wayne's family. Gail and family, my prayers go out to you.

Posted by Marguerite Thibodaux Liner OQuinn - New Iberia, LA - Classmate   December 14, 2017

Gail and family, I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Wayne. You and the family are in my prayers.

Posted by Janet Smith - Hammond, LA - Friend   December 14, 2017

Mrs Gale and family. I'm so sorry to hear of Mr Wayne's passing. He was good friend with dad and now they are up in heaven catching up and planning a fishing trip together. Y'all are in my prayers

Posted by Lisa Hebert - Baldwin, LA - Family Friend   December 13, 2017

Gail and Family, we are very sorry to hear the passing of Wayne, he will be missed buy all who knew him I remember him many years ago fixing my typewriter and billing machines. May he rest in peace, we will keep all in our prayers

Posted by Oray And Louise Rogers - Franklin, LA - Friend   December 13, 2017

Gale, So sorry for your loss. Both P.J. and I have prior commitments and won't be able to attend the services. Please let us know when the private memorial service at Sacred Heart Cemetery is planned. Our prayers are with you and your family. Love - Darnelle & PJ. LaDouceur

Posted by Darnelle Delcambre - New iberia, LA - Family   December 13, 2017

May U nver see the seas ruff and the redfish never stop Biting.

Posted by Chris Vaccarella - BALDWIN, LA - Family   December 13, 2017

To Gail & family: So sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. Always enjoyed meeting up with you & Wayne at the ballpark, Breaux's, and about town. My sincerest condolences.

Posted by Phyllis Michel - Lafayette - Friend   December 13, 2017

I am so sorry for y'all loss. Mr Wayne was such a joyful man. He will be missed!

Posted by Patty Adams - Franklin, LA - Friend   December 13, 2017

Our deepest sympathy on your loss of Wayne...May he R.I.P.

Posted by Effron & Patsy Savoy - Baldwin, LA - Friend   December 13, 2017

So sorry to hear about Mr. Wayne's passing. The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Melissa Hebert Trimm - Morgan City, LA - Family Friend   December 13, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Fishing in the bay will not be the same. One of the last times I saw Wayne fishing he told me that he wanted to be remembered for all the reds he caught! Well done Wayne, well done. Sure will miss him.

Posted by Chad Charpentier    December 13, 2017

I'm so sorry to hear this & for your loss.

Posted by Nancy H. Guillotte - Houston, TX - Family   December 13, 2017

Mrs Gale was sorry to hear of Mr Wayne's passing our thoughts and prayers are with all of you
We are here if you need anything
Anne and Sheila

Posted by Anne Cortez - Baldwin, LA - Neighbor   December 13, 2017

I am so sorry for the loss of Wayne, he will be dearly missed. Prayers for Family and friends, may he rest in peace.

Posted by Sheryl Landry - Franklin, LA - Friend   December 13, 2017

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Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Tim and Cindy Hebert

Posted by Cindy Hebert - Jeanerette, LA - Family   December 13, 2017