Obit: Edward Alleman

Staff Writer
Donaldsonville Chief

Edward P. Alleman, age 86, died at his home on Thursday, August 2, 2012.  He was a native and resident of Pierre Part, past owner and operator of Lafourche Turtle Farm, and an avid gardener, carpenter, musician, duck hunter, and fisherman.

Survived by his wife of 63 years, Alice Ruth Comeaux Alleman; five daughters and sons-in-law Ruth Blanchard and husband Adam Sr., Josephine Theriot and husband Kirk, Sharon Blanchard and husband Phil, Linda Gaudet and husband Gary, and Sophia Pipsair and husband Craig; three sons and daughters-in-law Edward P. Alleman Jr. and Essie, Paul M. Alleman and wife Beth, and Chad A. Alleman and wife Stacy; three sisters Gladys Dupuis, Nellie Blanchard, and Mabel Ourso; two brothers Oscar Alleman and Edgar Alleman; nineteen grandchildren Adam Jr. and wife Brandi, Bethany and husband Cory, Celina, Dustin, Ethan, Ben and wife Brittany, Gina, Phil Jr., James, Emily and husband Tim, Greg, Heather, Samantha, Cody, Adrienne, Kristin, Nicholas, Zachary, and Colby; six great-grandchildren  Darienne Templet, Trevor Blanchard, Brayden Blanchard, Allie Theriot, Kate Theriot, Rylie Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews.