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Leonard Etienne

Thursday, January 26, 2012

LILBOURN -- Leonard E. Etienne, 91, died Jan. 24, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born June 18, 1920, in Leopold, Ind., he was the son of the late Pete and Janie Avis Etienne.

His wife, Kathryn Etienne, preceded him in death on July 13, 2003.

One brother, Larry Etienne, and one grandson, Brian Robinson, also preceded him in death.

Survivors include: four daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia and Dennis Watkins of Gilbertstville, Ky., Debbie and David Balling of Memphis, Tenn., Mary Jane and Danny Roberts of Jackson, Tenn., and Jo and David Crouthers of Catron; one sister, Alma Hardesty of Blytheville, Ark.; and 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today at the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid. The Revs. Jarek Skrzypek and Ernie Hardesty will officiate.

Burial will follow at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.

Pallbearers will be: John Teague, Stephen Teague, Jeff Robinson, David Roberts, Donald Hart and Scott Shelton.