Fr. Matthew Higginbotham, pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will be officiating for the services. The family requested visiting hours to be held Thursday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to the time of service on Friday. A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
He is survived by one son, Leonard Istre and his wife, Justine; four grandchildren, Monique Istre, Monty Istre and his wife, Natacha, Tonya Istre and Bryan Istre and his wife, Shelley; four great-grandchildren, Gabrielle, Payton, Kade and Britt Istre; and companion and friend Ethel LeJeune.
Mr. Istre is preceded in death by his wife, Elbia Hebert Istre; one son, Willie R. Istre; and three sisters, Zula LeJeune, Anise Broussard and Zora Black.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Crowley.