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“RIP Lou. You will be missed at Burns Point. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Vic Baudoin - Charenton, LA

“So sorry for you and your family's loss Barbara.. Sending much love and prayers for peace.. May God Bless.. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Janet Marcotte Marcotte - LA

“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...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Angela Perez - Thibodeaux - TX

“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...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Tony Pichoff - Hopkins, SC - Son

“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...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: JB & Lori Collins

“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. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Sybil Lovell - Patterson, LA

“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...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: .Donovan Garcia - Jeanerette, LA

“Our condolences to your family ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Kevin Gregory - Crystal Beach, TX

“You were one of the kindest man in this world we will miss you dearly RIP ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Georgia & Mark Mathis - Beckley, WV

“Rest In Peace! ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: David Jumonville - New iberia, LA

“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...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

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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.

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