Lou W. Pichoff, Sr.

  • Born: January 1, 1947
  • Died: May 4, 2018
  • 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

Lou W. Pichoff Sr., 71, a native of Glencoe, former longtime resident of Franklin, and a resident of Baldwin for the past five years, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Lafayette General Medical Center. Lou was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served stateside during the Vietnam War. He worked as a Power Plant Mechanic for CLECO, where he retired from following 35 years of dedicated service. Some of his favorite pastimes were fishing and camping. But what truly brought joy to his life was his family whom he deeply loved, especially his grandchildren.

Those he leaves to cherish his memory include his wife of 44 years, Barbara Chesshire Pichoff; four children, Jennifer Pichoff Duncan and her husband Asa, Lou W. Pichoff Jr., Sophia Pichoff, and Anthony Pichoff; four grandchildren, Cameron, Ethan, and Aidan Duncan, and Maddison Pichoff; and numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Alice Blanchard Pichoff; and five siblings, Chester Pichoff (infant), Alice Pichoff Perez, John Pichoff Jr., Blossom Pichoff Rineholt, and Lanny A. Pichoff Sr.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin on Wednesday, May 9, beginning at 10:00 a.m., with funeral services at 1:00 p.m. led by Father Lloyd Benoit. Following the service he will be laid to rest with Military Honors in the Perpetual Park Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Asa Duncan, Ethan Duncan, Aidan Duncan, Lanny Pichoff Jr., Charles Ardoin, and Mark Mathis.

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

RIP Lou. You will be missed at Burns Point.

Posted by Vic Baudoin - Charenton, LA - Acquaintance   May 21, 2018


So sorry for you and your family's loss Barbara.. Sending much love and prayers for peace.. May God Bless..

Posted by Janet Marcotte Marcotte - Franklin, LA - Friend   May 09, 2018


Barbara, Jennifer and family,

I'm very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless . Much love sent to you all.

Posted by Angela Perez - Thibodeaux - Beaumont, TX - Family   May 08, 2018

I only learned about the service today and I tried to send flowers but the computer won't let me. I'm sorry. Thank you for including me and Sissy in the obituary. I want y'all to know that Mama never said a bad word about Lou...ever. I'm glad all of you got to know him better than I did. I will always be grateful to him for giving me his name. God bless you. And I'm always here to talk if y'all ever want to.

Posted by Tony Pichoff - Hopkins, SC - Son   May 08, 2018

Barbara & family, We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Lou. He always had a smile on his face and was cooking something good! I will always have a soft spot in my heart for him. May he Rest In Peace and continue to watch over his family from above.

Posted by JB & Lori Collins    May 08, 2018

Barbara, I'm so sorry to hear of Lou's passing. May God wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you at this time.

Posted by Sybil Lovell - Patterson, LA - Friend   May 08, 2018

I met Lou working at the power plant.I have very fine memories of him and was lucky to have worked with him. Lou was the guy that was always there to help.We were lucky to have Lou in our lives.

Posted by .Donovan Garcia - Jeanerette, LA - Coworker   May 07, 2018

Our condolences to your family

Posted by Kevin Gregory - Crystal Beach, TX - Acquaintance   May 06, 2018

You were one of the kindest man in this world we will miss you dearly RIP

Posted by Georgia & Mark Mathis - Beckley, WV - Family   May 06, 2018

Rest In Peace!

Posted by David Jumonville - New iberia, LA - Coworker   May 06, 2018


Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. Lou 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   May 05, 2018