Obituary for Dorothy Rice Royer (Rice)
Rayne- A Liturgy of the Word Service will be celebrated for Dorothy R. Royer, 69, at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 17, 2017 in the Duhon Funeral Home-Rayne Chapel with Deacon Tommy Adams officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM on Sunday, April 16, 2017 until 9:00 PM with a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM and will resume on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 8:00 AM until just prior to the time of service. Interment will follow the chapel service and will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery “New” in Rayne, LA. Mrs. Royer passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 at her home in Rayne, LA.
Mrs. Royer is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Rufus D. Royer, Sr. of Rayne, LA; children, Harold Royer and his wife, Catherine DiGeorge, Rufus Royer, Jr. and his wife, Roxanne Champagne, Dobie Royer and his wife, Tish Hoffpauir, Chris Royer and his wife, Crystal Johnson and Kim Royer; grandchildren, Brandy and Candy Menard, Danielle Guidry(Josh Koser), Damion Royer, Christy Forestier (Larry Angelle, Jr.), Heather Royer (Jordan Addison), Meagan Forestier (Andrew Ruhl), Kevin Forestier, Jr., Andrew Royer, Victoria Royer, Anna Royer and Liam Royer; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Cheryl Mettler, Earline Alleman, Elvina Hollier, Barbara Dearman; brother, Nelson Credeur, Jr.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold William Rice and Lena Alleman Credeur; grandparents, Octave Alleman and Oneila Royer Alleman; brothers, Dale Credeur and Robert “Bob” Rice.
Pallbearers will be Rufus Royer, Jr., Dobie Royer, Chris Royer, Andrew Royer, Jordan Addison, Gary Mettler. Honorary pallbearers will be, Harold Royer, Damion Royer, Rodney LaFleur.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mrs. Royer’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC-Rayne, (337)334-3600, 900 East Texas Ave., Rayne, LA 70578 is in charge of all of the arrangements.