Charles Istre

February 24, 1958 ~ March 14, 2024

The family of Charles James Istre, 66, announces his passing away from this life on March 14, 2024, in Natchitoches, LA, where he was currently residing.

The family has respected his wishes of cremation under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Charles was born on February 24, 1958, in Mermentau, La, to Eddie Istre and Olite Viator Istre. He lived his life to the fullest, always loving and cherishing his family. Charles was proud to be one of fourteen children growing up. He worked as a welder for many years in the shipyard. In his spare time, he enjoyed raising small animals and building little houses for them by hand. He was a loving brother, father, grandfather, and friend.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Macera Lejeune and grandson, Larry Lapoint, of Lake Arthur; brothers, Alvin (Dulia) Istre of Abbeville, LA and Glenn (Zula) Istre of Gueydan, LA; sister, Shirley Young of Hathaway, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He now rejoices in heaven with his beloved wife, Melissa Broussard; his parents, Eddie and Olite; his son, Kirk Lejeune; and numerous brothers and sisters.

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  1. Candle 3Nonki you will be missed so deeply. We love you so much. Thank you for all the laughter and tears even if they were some sad tears but mostly happy ones. 😊 rest Easy Nonki and to his beautiful amazing only Daughter my Best friend my sister from another Mista I love you and will forever be grateful for all you did with and for him. I love you chicka

  2. Candle 1Sending my condolences to the family want to say Love yhal and I’m sorry for yhals lost my heart goes out

  3. He did some building for me. I enjoyed sharing God’s word with. For a good amount of time he was regular at meeting at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Jennings. I am sure Jehovah God will remember him when His will is done on Earth as it is in heaven, in the resurrection that Jesus Christ spoke about.
    My wife and I send our condolence to his family and we pray for their comfort.

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