Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #1 , Rayne, LA.
Mr. Ousse served as Acadia Parish’s Registrar of Voters for 24 years, taking office on August 1, 1975 and retiring on June 30, 1999.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Julie Privat Ousse formally of Rayne now leaving in Lafayette, one son, Edwin "Butch" Landry Ousse, Jr. and wife Janice of Lafayette, one daughter, Julie Anna Ousse Manale and husband Fred of Lafayette, one grandchild, Nicholas Ousse of Lafayette, two step grandchildren, Thomas McNeely of Lafayette, Brooke McNeely of Lafayette, one brother-in-law, Joe Darby of Arnaudville, All the family and friends at Maison de Lafayette.
He was preceded in death by parents, Wallace Ousse and Edna Deshotels; two brothers, Johnny Ousse and Wallace Ousse, Sr. and wife Eleanor Zaunbrecher Ousse, one sister, Beverly Ousse Darby, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Anthony and Rita T. Privat.
He was born Monday, August 7, 1922 in Rayne, LA, Son of the late Wallace Ousse and the late Edna Deshotels Ousse.
Mr. Ousse is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne. He served in the Army during WWII and the Korea War.
A rosary will be recited Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at Gossen Funeral Home.
Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA. Sunday, October 24, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. until service.
Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.