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Dorothy "Dot" Gautreaux Olano

Died: January 2, 2019

Dorothy “Dot” Gautreaux Olano passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, January 2, 2019 at the age of 92. She was greatly loved by her husband, Oliver Olano, and went to join him precisely 73 years after they were wed on January 2, 1945.  Dorothy will be missed greatly by her son, Oliver John (…read more

Dorothy “Dot” Gautreaux Olano passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, January 2, 2019 at the age of 92. She was greatly loved by her husband, Oliver Olano, and went to join him precisely 73 years after they were wed on January 2, 1945.  Dorothy will be missed greatly by her son, Oliver John (Beverly); daughters, Terry Anseman, Linda Parker and Paula Lauto (Carl); sister, Pat Faherty, and Dot’s best friend, Mary Earle. She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Norman Anseman (Vanessa), Laurie Harvey (Holman), Kimberly Silvas (Adam), Chris Kaiser (Jodi), Jessica Eberle (Jeremy), Wesley Olano, Alex, Matthew and Jack Lauto. She leaves behind 9 greatgrandchildren – William, Jack and Ivy Anseman, Charlotte, Caroline and Griffin Turner, Olivia King, Morgan and Colin Silvas. Dorothy was preceded in death by her beloved husband Oliver “Buddy” Olano, her parents Daisy Fontenot and Paul Gautreaux, and her siblings Warren “Buddy” Gautreaux (Flo), Rosemary “Bun” Waddell (Bruce), and Vincent “Noonie” Gautreaux (Edna). Visitation will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019 from 5 pm until 9 pm at Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825 Government Street, Baton Rouge, and will resume on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 9 am until 10 am. A Funeral Service will begin at 10 am. A reception will follow the service at the funeral home. The family would like to express their appreciation to those who cared for Dorothy during this journey- Victoria Pitte, Ladacia Comeaux, Makisicha Senegal, June Carmouche and Tonya Suire. A special thank you to Cedar Crest Colonial Oaks Senior Living/ Memory Care and Hospice of Acadiana for their loving, compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Dorothy may be given to Hospice of Acadiana at 2600 Johnston St, Ste. 200, Lafayette, LA 70503.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, January 4, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rabenhorst Funeral Home

Address:

825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Date: Saturday, January 5, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Rabenhorst Funeral Home

Address:

825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 5, 2019

Time: 10:00 am -

Rabenhorst Funeral Home

Address:

825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Reception Following Service


Cemetery Information

Private Burial


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