Goudeaux, Catherine Age 88 of Dallas, TX, formerly of Chicago, IL passed away March 25, 2013 at her home. She was born March, 25 1925 in Grand Chenier, LA, daughter of Percy Reed and Gladys West. She received her early education in Lake Charles, LA. She ventured to New Orleans, LA where she met and married Peter Goudeaux; the union produced 4 children. She completed her education in Chicago, attending the Chicago Board of Education Practical Nursing Program, a career she loved until retiring at the age of 82. She leaves to mourn her, children: Nolan Goudeaux (Alice), Patricia Simon (John), Carolyn Williams (Erivon). Her eldest son, Peter Goudeaux III preceded her in death. She leaves 5 grandchildren: Candace, Kenyatta, Kamilah, Ahmed, Khalid; 3 great-grandchildren: Austin, Deion, Saige; 2 sisters: Rosemary Guidry, Eva Mae Johnson; one brother, Adam January, and a host of family and friends. A memorial will be held Monday, April 8, 2013, 2:30 at Sandra Clark Funeral Home, 6029 South R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas TX 75232.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Apr. 4, 2013