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701 S. Broadway
P O Box 320
Church Point, LA 70525
Phone: 337-684-5552
Fax: 337-684-3338
Nelson Credeur

Nelson "Can Man" Credeur Sr.

Friday, October 17th, 1924 - Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 2:30 P. M. at Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne for Nelson “ Can Man” Credeur, Sr., 95, who passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the University Health Center in Lafayette at 7:20 P.M. surrounded by his family.
Deacon Dennis LaCroix, from St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne will be officiating for the services. Burial will be held in the St. Theresa Catholic Church Cemetery in Duson.
The family has requested the visitation to be held on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 9:30 A.M. until 10:00 P.M. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne. A Rosary will be recited on Monday at 6:30 in the evening in the Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will resume on Tuesday at 8:00 A.M. until time of services.
Survivors include two daughters, Elvina Hollier and Barbara Dearman both of Duson; two sons, Nelson Credeur, Jr. of Duson, and James Alleman of Scott; one step daughter, Earline Alleman of Duson; one sister-in-law, Helen Bourque Credeur of Lafayette; nineteen grandchildren, fifty one great-grandchildren and twenty five great-great-grandchildren; and three nieces.
Mr. Credeur served our Country in the United States Army during the World War II, he was also awarded the Purple Heart Medal.
Pallbearers for the services will be Todd Hollier, Kelly Hollier, Tommy Credeur, Joe Credeur, Glenn Dickinson and Aaron Dodge. Honorary Pallbearers will be Harold Royer, Rufus Royer, Jr., Dobie Royer, Christopher Royer, Rodney LaFleur, Russell Gaudet, Bobby Miller and Larry Isadore.
Mr. Credeur was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Alleman Credeur; one son, Dale Credeur, two step daughters, Betty Pourcio and Dorothy Royer; one step granddaughter, Tammy Gaudet; one step great-great-granddaughter, Bridget Gaudet; his parents, Alfred and Elvina G. Credeur; two brothers, Raoul and Paul Credeur; one sister, Nita Drake.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences to Mr. Credeur’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home-Rayne, (337) 334-3600, 900 East Texas Ave., Rayne, LA 70578 is in charge of all of the arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Public Visitation

    Monday, February 10th, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 10th, 2020 9:30am - 10:00pm
    Location
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Rayne
    Address
    900 E. Texas Ave
    RAYNE, LA 70578
    GPS 30.234981, -92.26063
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  • Rosary

    Monday, February 10th, 2020 | 6:30pm - 6:45pm
    When
    Monday, February 10th, 2020 6:30pm - 6:45pm
    Location
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Rayne
    Address
    900 E. Texas Ave
    RAYNE, LA 70578
    GPS 30.234981, -92.26063
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  • Public Visitation

    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 | 8:00am - 2:30pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 8:00am - 2:30pm
    Location
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Rayne
    Address
    900 E. Texas Ave
    RAYNE, LA 70578
    GPS 30.234981, -92.26063
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  • Service

    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 | 2:30pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 2:30pm
    Location
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Rayne
    Address
    900 E. Texas Ave
    RAYNE, LA 70578
    GPS 30.234981, -92.26063
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    Officiant
    Deacon Dennis LaCroix
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Theresa Catholic Church Cemetery
    Address
    600 N. A. St
    DUSON, LA 70529
    GPS 30.240276 -92.184412 Also called in some listings St Theresa of the Child Jesus Cemetery
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Marlene Marie

Posted at 03:38pm
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. It's hard to lose a love one. Every time I would see y'all's dad, he always had a smile and some cans in his hand. lol He will miss y'all as much as y'all will miss him. Y'all take care. Love y'all
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Audrey Moore

Posted at 09:16pm
Our sincere sympathies to the Credeur Family.
Pappy, Brenda, and Audrey Thibodeaux
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Shelly felix

Posted at 12:43pm
Mr credit. Was such a great person that didn't see color. If he could of help you he would. He was like my grandpa my next door neighbor. Such a caring man you will be truly missed😥
 
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Shelly felix Posted at 12:44pm

*mr credeur
 
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Audrey Moore Posted at 09:09pm

Our deepest condolences to the Credeur family. Sending our love and prayers
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