Helen Clement

Female 1918 - 2013  (94 years)


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  • Name Helen Clement 
    Born 10 Jun 1918  Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Mar 2013  Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Mar 2013  Saint John Cemetery - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2473  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father Walter Edward Clement,   b. 18 Jul 1896, Rayne, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1962, Rayne, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Philomene Edna Callier,   b. 2 Dec 1893, Cecilia, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1944, Rayne, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1916  Rayne, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lawrence J. Gankendorff, Jr.,   b. 28 Dec 1919, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 2004, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1942  Rayne, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edna Marie Gankendorff,   b. 1944, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. K.A. Gankendorff
     3. P.A. Gankendorff
    Last Modified 11 May 2015 
    Family ID F1129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Helen Clement Gankendorff
    Helen Clement Gankendorff
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    Headstones
    Crypt of Lawrence Gankendorff, Sr., Edna Marie Gankendorff, Marie LeBlanc Gankendorff, Lawrence 'Lolly' Gankendorff, and Helen Clement Gankendorff
    Crypt of Lawrence Gankendorff, Sr., Edna Marie Gankendorff, Marie LeBlanc Gankendorff, Lawrence "Lolly" Gankendorff, and Helen Clement Gankendorff
    Saint John Cemetery - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
    Crypt of Lawrence Gankendorff, Sr., Edna Marie Gankendorff, Marie LeBlanc Gankendorff, Lawrence 'Lolly' Gankendorff, and Helen Clement Gankendorff
    Crypt of Lawrence Gankendorff, Sr., Edna Marie Gankendorff, Marie LeBlanc Gankendorff, Lawrence "Lolly" Gankendorff, and Helen Clement Gankendorff
    Saint John Cemetery - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at a 1:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial in Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist for Helen Clement Gankendorff, 94, who died on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at her residence in Lafayette surrounded by her family.

      Interment will be in St. John Cemetery in Lafayette.

      Reverend Monsignor Keith DeRouen, Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church will be the Celebrant of the funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Lectors will be Mike Dartez and Amy Jones. Giftbearers will be Mike Dartez and Gayle Dartez. Jodi Bollich, vocalist, accompanied by Tom Niel, organist, will sing for the services, "The Lord's Prayer," "Pie Jesu," "Ave Maria," and "Hail Mary, Gentle Woman."

      She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter Pamela Gankendorff; one son, Kenny Gankendorff; and her many canine and feline pets.

      She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence "Lolly" Gankendorff, Jr.; one daughter, Edna Marie Gankendorff; and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Walter Clement.

      Helen Clement Gankendorff was born on June 10, 1918 in Dallas, Texas. She was a graduate of Rayne High School and went on to attend SLI. Mrs. Helen was a faithful volunteer and a parishioner of Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. She loved animals, was an incredible cook and enjoyed listening and dancing to "Big Band" era music. Mrs. Helen was a loving mother who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by all.

      Pallbearers will be Larry Aillet, David Hebert, Warren "Warrnie" Gankendorff Jr:, Buddy LeBlanc, Mike Dartez, and Edgar Dean "Dino" Gankendorff. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Hawthorne, John Oliver, Larry Durio and Sidney Ducharme.

      A Rosary will be recited by Brady LeBlanc on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 12:00 PM in Martin & Castille's DOWNTOWN Location.

      The family requests that visitation be observed on Wednesday from 9:00 AM until time of services.

      The family would like to express their gratitude to Mrs. Helen's faithful caregivers, Dosella Griffin, Melissa Griffin, Diane Veal, Quenda Harris and Tijuana Prejean for their kindness, compassion and exceptional care given to Mrs. Helen and her family during their time of need. The family would also like to give thanks to her faithful friend and weekly hairdresser, Flo Young, the nurses and staff of IBC Hospice including Sheryl Trahan, as well as Dr. Matt Holden, Dr. Paulette Blanchet, Dr. Stephen Simpson and Dr. Mohit Srivastava.

      In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mrs. Gankendorff's name to Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA. 70501 or the Carmelite Monastery, 1250 Carmel Drive, Lafayette, LA. 70501.

      View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com

      Martin & Castille - DOWNTOWN, 330 St. Landry Street Lafayette, LA. 70506. 337-234-2311