F Major Wunstell Sr.

Written by Cole Williams on . Posted in Obituaries

A wonderful dad, grandfather and friend, he will be greatly missed. Anybody can be a grandfather, but it takes a special person to be a "Gramps".

A retired carpenter and construction worker with Local 1098. He passed away on March 6, 2013 at 5:55 p.m. at his home in Plaquemine at the age of 82. He was a native of Grosse Tete. Visiting was at Wilbert Funeral Home in Plaquemine on Saturday from 9 a.m. until Religious services at 1 p.m., conducted by Rev. James Tillar. Entombment in Grace Memorial Park Mausoleum to follow. Major is survived by 3 sons, Francis Major Wunstell, Jr. and wife Peggy, Plaquemine, Kevin J. Wunstell, Port Allen, Durwin "Dee" Wunstell and wife Linda, Plaquemine; 4 daughters, Linda W. Collins and husband Lionel, Marilyn W. Oglesby and husband Benny, Roxana W. Pollet and husband Floyd, Stephanie W. Lewis and husband Lynn, all of Plaquemine; 16 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 4 brothers, Chester Landry, Robert Landry and wife Ruthie all of Plaquemine; Ellis "Lester" Landry, Denham Springs, Thomas Landry, Plaquemine; 1 brother-in-law, Jessie Guidry Sr.; numerous nieces and nephews. Major was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Mae Guidry Wunstell; parents, Riley Wunstell and Hilda Haynes Landry; sister, Mildred King; brother, John M. Wunstell; granddaughter, April Wunstell. Pallbearers will be D.J. Wunstell, Ethan Wunstell, Kevin Wunstell, Lonnie Collins, Ben Oglesby, Jerrett Pollet. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Broussard and Chaston Collins. He was an avid bike rider, gardener, fisherman. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online at

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