A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church for Nolan Andrew Tauzin, 71, who died at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at his residence in Rayne, LA.
Fr. Benjamin Pitre will celebrate the Mass and the burial; will follow in the Saint Joseph Mausoleum. The rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Visitation may be observed on Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until service time.
Mr. Nolan was born August 1, 1949 in Cecilia, LA to the late Alibie and Feleciana Champange Tauzin. He was a member of the Army National Guard and the American Legion Post 294.He loved Hunting, Fishing, Gardening, Woodworking and spending time with his grandkids. He enjoyed getting together with his legion friends cooking and playing cards.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years Audrey Thibodeaux Tauzin of Rayne, LA; 4 daughters Felicia Richey and her husband Wade of Lafayette, LA, Aundrea Tauzin of Lafayette, LA, Crystal Granger and her husband Nicholas of Rayne, LA and Sonya Hussey and her husband Brandon of Branch, LA; 1 son Joshua Tauzin of Rayne, LA; 2 sisters Mable Freeman and her husband Baron of Lafayette, LA and Norma Lee Olivier of Arnaudville, LA; 2 brothers Eldrick Tee Tauzin of Lafayette and Lloyd Tauzin of Breaux Bridge and 11 grandchildren Jeremi Richey, Reagan Richey, Addison Richey, Kylan Theriot, Kordan Hooper, Evan Granger, Logan Granger, Sophia Granger, Owen Granger, Jacque Hussey and Brianna Hussey.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 sister Alice Marie Guidry and 4 brothers Lucian Tauzin, Wilfred Tauzin, Norman Tauzin and Alibie “June” Tauzin, Jr.
Pallbearers will be Wade Richey, Jeremi Richey, Kylan Theriot, Nicholas Granger, Brandon Hussey, and Joshua Tauzin. Honorary pallbearers are Evan and Logan Granger.
The family would like to send special thanks to Acadiana Homecare and especially nurse Brittany and Heart of Hospice and especially nurse Emily.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences to Mr. Tauzin’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.