On Friday, December 7, former Bayou Vista Volunteer Fireman, Michael Gautreaux, will have his final ride. Gautreaux passed away on Monday after a four month battle with cancer.
His final ride will begin at Ibert’s Mortuary on Lia Street in Patterson on Friday at 11:00 AM. The procession will travel onto Highway 90 East then to Southeast Blvd. in Bayou Vista. It will then get proceed and turn left onto Highway 182 where the procession will pass in front of the Bayou Vista Volunteer Fire Department.
It will then return to his final resting place in Ibert’s Memorial Park on Lia Street in Patterson. Area emergency services are encouraged to participate and the public is invited to gather along the route in honor of Gautreaux.