Obituaries: Luke J. Beaudet (1923-2007)

December 22, 2007 12:00 am

Luke J. Beaudet, 84, died in Crescent City on December 18, 2007. He was born on February 13, 1923 in Quebec, Canada. He was a 10-year resident of Del Norte County. Mr. Beaudet was a veteran, having served in WWII with the U.S. Army. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by American Airlines as an aircraft mechanic. He enjoyed fishing, flying, playing bingo and slots.

He is survived by his long-time companion, Lillian E. Russell of Crescent City; sister Delores Otto of Janeville, Wis.; brothers Jim Beaudet of Colordo Springs, Colo., and Roland Beaudet of Michigan; numerous nieces, nephews, and step grandchildren.

Private services will be held and private burial will take place at the Del Norte County Veteran's Cemetery in Crescent City.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.