Ouida Ann Haydel Callegan, 89, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 4:06AM. She was a native of Kenner, LA and a resident of Houma, LA.
Ouida is survived by her children, Julie Porche and husband Terry; Leslie Gautreaux and husband Jerry; Wesley Callegan and partner Charles Luke; Lisa Champagne and husband Robert, Tyler Callegan and wife Christine, Trina LeCompte and husband Jeff and Stacy Tillery and husband Ron; siblings, Gerald Haydel, Carol Falgout, and Connie Nelson; many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Ouida devoted her entire life to her family. She had a strong faith in God and carried a mother’s special kind of love. She was loved dearly by her children and adored by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren that called her “Gamm”. She was a remarkable cook that hosted countless family gatherings in the family home. She also enjoyed baking delicious homemade desserts which included the family favorite, red velvet cake.
As she held all of her beloved family in her heart, she will live in a special place in the hearts and minds of her family forever and ever.