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Oct. 4, 1928 - Nov. 3, 2016
VILLE PLATTE - A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Mary Louise Balfer at Our Lady Queen of All Saints on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Father Mitchell Guidry officiated the service. Inturment followed at Evangeline Memorial Cemetery.
Balfer, 88, a resident of Ville Platte, passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2016 in Baton Rouge.
Balfer was a devout member of The Catholic Daughters. She loved to bake and spend time with her family. Balfer will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her daughters, Patsy Mobley and her husband, James, and Joy Green; grandchildren, Belinda Soileau, Scotty Mobley, Angela Lock, Larry Gene Balfer, Jr., Chris Balfer, Kevin Balfer, Cherie Balfer, Bridget Bonnette, Samuel Balfer, Jason Green and Jacob Green; 20 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Adam Balfer; parents, Azy and Emily Vidrine Fontenot; sons, Larry Gene Balfer, Sr. and Ray Adam Balfer; brothers, Ulysse Fontenot and John Roy Fontenot; and great-grandchild, Kristen Richard.
Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte was in charge of arrangements.

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