Helen Catherine Huisman Clement, age 80, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, August 10, 2019. She was a native of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and resident of Bourg, Louisiana.
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Helen is survived by her husband of 58 years, Gaton Clement; daughter, Michelle Clement Kurtz and husband Keith; son, Paul Clement and wife Shellie Foret; grandchildren, Joshua Kurtz and wife Elizabeth Prosperie, Kristen Kurtz, Emilie and Bali Hebert; great-grandchildren, Eli, Emmi, Luke and Valerie Kurtz; brothers, Paul Huisman and wife Mary, and Theordore Huisman; sisters, Rose Hanson and husband David, Bernice Humbert and husband Joseph; brothers-in-law, Leonard Clement and companion Marti Ayo, and Terry Clement and wife Tonier Galjour; sister-in-law, Judy Clement Poimboeuf.
Helen is preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Huisman; daughter, Dawn Clement; brothers, John “Sonny” Huisman and Jerry Huisman; sisters, Dorothy Huisman-Smith, Ria Huisman, Faye Huisman, Juneau Huisman; father and mother-in-law, Welton and Odette Babin Clement; step-mother-in-law, Margery Boudreaux Clement; brother-in-law, Lance “L.J.” Poimboeuf; sister-in-law, Mally Neil Clement; step brother-in-law, James Boudreaux.
Helen was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother. She loved and adored her husband of 58 years. Together they not only started a beautiful family but has been proud owner of what is now called Piggly Wiggly. Now in its third generation of family, they are proud to continue to serve the Chauvin area. Helen worked hard, served hard and loved hard. She will be missed by her family but leaves a legacy of love behind. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Special thanks to Tonia Authement, Catherine Hebert and Colette Fick, Amie Chauvin, Cindy Dardar, Marcelina Lawrence, Deacon Jimmy and Fr. Todd of Journey Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Lewy Body Dementia Association or Alzheimer’s Association.