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Creighton J. Olwell
  • In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made in Mr. Creighton's name to:
  • Wounded Warrior Project
    P.O. Box 758517
    Topeka, KS 66675

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1 of 16 | Posted by: Chantell guillot - Patterson, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Tommy & Amy Kidder - Morgan City, LA

“So sorry to learn of Creighton's passing. He was such a character. He will be missed by those who had the pleasure to meet him. Praying for comfort...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Dupre - Bayou Vista, LA

“So sorry for your loss Ebb, praying for you and your family at this difficult time. Wishing your strength and peace. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Nicole Fonteno - Rougemont, NC

“I'm truly sorry for the families loss. Creighton was a caring and loving man with an amazing sense of humor! He will be messed!!! ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Jamie Chadwick Delahoussaye - LA

“I am so sorry to hear this. Love, prayers and hugs to y'all. I will always remember the awesome tomatoes you guys grew. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Hoffpauir - Morgan Cuty, LA

“My greatest memories as a child was the time spent at the Olwell's and how the family took our family in, which was not an easy task, during a flood...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Amy (Rodriguez) Bell - Metairie, LA

“My deepest sympathies on your loss. Ms. Polly, Kellie,Shawn,Eb and Pat you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love Robin and Bobie Walker and Bob...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Robin Walker - Mesquite, TX

“My deepest sympathy to Ms. Polly, Kellie,Shawn, Eb and Pat. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. Love Robin and...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Robin Walker - Mesquite, TX

“I am saddened to hear of your loss. I have so many happy memories of being in your home with Kellie and spending time with all of you. I pray for...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Kimberley Turpitt - Wolbach, NE

“Sending prayers of comfort to all the Olwells. Thinking of you. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Stephanie Thibodaux Leonard - LA

“So sad to hear this. Loved spending time in his home with Kelli when we were young. My deepest condolences to the family. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Cherie Patureau Benoit - Cypress, TX

“My deepest sympathy on your lost. May his soul rest in peace. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: James Carinhas - Pattrrson, LA

“Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all during this difficult time. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Audie Taquino - Morgan City, LA

“Aunt Polly...much saddened to hear of Uncle Creight's passing. I will be praying for peace and healing for you and the kids. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Kitty Hartness - Tylertown, MS

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. Olwell rest in God's eternal peace and may...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

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Funeral services will be held Monday, February 13, 2017, during a 10:00 a.m. graveside service in Ibert's Memorial Park Cemetery in Patterson for Mr. Creighton J. Olwell, a native of Bayou L'Ourse and a resident of Patterson for the past 33 years who passed away at the age of 80 on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Teche Regional Medical Center. Father Bill Rogalla will conduct the service.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., with the Holy Rosary being prayed at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume Monday at 9:00 a.m. at Ibert's. Serving as pallbearers will be Ebb, Shawn, Patrick, Trey, and Garrett Olwell, and Steve Bell.

Mr. Creighton is survived by his wife of 54 years, Polly Oxidine Olwell; four children, Kellie Bell and her husband Steve, Ebb Anthony Olwell and his wife Allison, Shawn Olwell and his wife Angie, and Patrick Olwell and his wife Cindy; eight grandchildren, Katie, Jordan, Jacob, Trey, Garrett, Nathan, Jacey, and Jude; and one sister, Mazie Landry.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony Olwell and Lydia Barras Olwell; two brothers, Jim and Norbert Olwell; and two sisters, Joyce Chaisson and Carolyn Theriot.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made in Mr. Creighton's name to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675, or online at

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.