Donald James Trahan

Donald James “Chopper” Trahan, 51, a resident of Raceland, La., died Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.

Mr. Trahan was an active medic for the U.S. Army National Guard and Acadian Ambulance.

He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Rachel Trahan; son, Wyatt Trahan; daughter, Shelby Trahan; and brother, Ronald Trahan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Beverly Trahan.

Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church with Mass of Christian Burial to follow. Burial will be at the church cemetery. (Falgout)