Ourso Funeral Home

13533 Airline Highway, Gonzales, LA


Beatrice Marie Bourque

August 31, 1939March 11, 2020

Beatrice Marie Sanchez Bourque, native and resident of Gonzales, LA passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the age of 80. She was a devoted member of the St. Mark church choir and loved taking care of her grandchildren. Bea is survived by her husband of 53 years, Harris Louis Bourque; 4 sons, Boyd and Kelley Bourque, Jamie Bourque, Chet Bourque and Joel and Sandi Bourque; 4 grandchildren, Morgan Ashley, Brennan Wilson, Ethan Louis and Eli Adam Bourque; 2 sisters, Carolyn and Glynn Parent, Sr. and Barbara Young and 3 brothers, J. C. and Jan Sanchez, Johnny and Clair Sanchez and Pat and Patricia Sanchez; sister-in-law, Betty Bourque; brother-in-law, Acklin Jr. and Sherry Bourque; all of Gonzales. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Joseph and Bernice Templet Sanchez; father-in-law, Acklin Bourque, Sr.; mother-in-law, Mary Bourque; sister-in-law, Jo Ann Sanchez and brother-in-law, Jorda Young, Sr. and brother-in-law, LeRoy Bourque. Visitation will be held at St. Mark Catholic Church in Gonzales on Saturday, March 14, 2020 beginning at 8:30AM until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30AM, celebrated by Fr. Rubin Reynolds. Burial will follow at Hope Haven Cemetery in Gonzales. Pallbearers will be Wracy Chaney, Clark Sanchez, Chad Young, Marty Sanchez, Wade Bourque and Jeff Parent. Visit www.oursofh.com to leave messages of condolences. Ourso Funeral Home of Gonzales is in charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, March 14, 2020


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Donnie Guedry

March 14, 2020

Bea was a super sweet person. So caring, kind, supportive and encouraging. A true believer and follower of the teachings of Christ. God rest her soul.

Denise Babin Sinquefield

March 13, 2020

So very sorry for your loss! Prayers for the family.