Sybil Forestier Istre

November 15, 1930 ~ December 27, 2014

LAKE ARTHUR Funeral services for Mrs. Sybil Forestier Istre, 84, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 29, 2014 in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Rev. Charles McMilin officiating. Burial will be in the Andrus Cove Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home. Funeral home visitation will begin Sunday, December 28, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., with a Rosary being recited at 6:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. until the time of service. Mrs. Istre died at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 27, 2014 in her residence. Mrs. Istre was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the YaYa Sisters. Survivors include (2) daughters and sons-in-law, Fayla (Delen) Hay of Lake Charles, Monica (Tony) Trahan of Lake Arthur; (5) five sons and daughters-in-law, Mitchell (Mickey)(Linda) Istre of Jennings, Gerald (Jerry)(Charlotte) Istre of Sulphur, Randall (Ralph)(Marsha) Istre of Ragley, Toby (Barb) Istre of Leblanc, Dwayne (Gayla) Istre of Lake Arthur; (16) grandchildren and (16) great grandchildren. Mrs. Istre is preceded in death by her parents, Manuel and Helen Mouton Forstier; her husband, Henry J. Istre and two sisters, Louella Lopez and Etta Jean Daniels.

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  1. So very sorry to hear that your Mother has passed away. Now that the family are in our prayers. Gods Blessings going out to all. RIP Mrs Sybil.

  2. Please accept our sincere condolences in the loss of your Mom. We enjoyed sharing time with her in Catholic Daughters and even were allowed to sit with the Ya Yas at a Mardi Gras Ball years ago. She was sincere and genuine. We'll miss her. God Bless your entire family. Virgie and Judy Dronet

  3. Please know that you all have my deepest of sympathies and keeping in thought and prayer for all of you. I pray that God give you all the most peace and understanding possible. I have great memories of this precious lady. Love to all, Cathy

  4. Your Mom is finally free from the bonds of this life. She is rejoicing in Heaven where she will watch over all her precious family forever. Prayers for the entire family. May you find peace in your day. With deepest sympathy, Ronica & Doug Smith

  5. Delen & Fayla we are sorry for your loss. Praying for God to keep his arms around you at this time.

  6. I would like to express my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family of Sybil Forestier. I am truly sorry for the loss that you are feeling. Anytime that we loss someone in death can be the hardest thing you can experience and for that I will keep the entire family in my prayers. Our God Jehovah never intended for you to deal with the loss that death bring. During this difficult time, know that God wants you to rely on him for comfort. (2 Corinthians 1: 3, 4) It is my hope that rely on God for comfort and cherishing the wonderfuly memories of Sybil will console you in the day's to come.

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