Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA


Erdie James Ronquille Sr.

October 13, 1935August 10, 2019

Erdie James Ronquille, Sr., entered peacefully into heaven on Saturday, August 10, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Delta Fabre Ronquille. A loving father of Marla Ronquille Smith (Ernest), Wendy Ronquille Atkins (Neil), Erdie James Ronquille, Jr. (Rachel), Remey Ronquille (Erin), and the late Jodi Ronquille Adam. His family consisted of five generations. A proud grandfather of 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Son of the late Sarah Adam Ronquille and Paul Ronquille. Brother of Danny Ronquille and Jackie Ronquille and preceded in death by Felix Ronquille, Jarvis Ronquille, David Ronquille, and Gloria Ronquille McKeller. He is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Age 83, a native and lifelong resident of Lafitte, Louisiana. Erdie served his country in the United States Army for 6 years from 1958 to 1964 during the Korean Conflict and the Cuba missile crisis. Upon his discharge, he was a commercial fishman, a crew boat captain, seafood dealer and a hotshot driver. After he retired at the age of 77, he liked to watch western movies, old movies, traveling to the casinos, sitting on his porch watching the boat traffic in the bayou but mostly spending time with his grandchildren and family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy. Marrero, LA on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11:00 am with visitation beginning at 9:00 am until Mass time. Interment following in St. Pius Mausoleum, Crown Point, LA. Online condolences available at www.westsideleitzeagan.com


  • Erdie James Ronquille, Sr Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • Erdie James Ronquille, Sr Wednesday, August 14, 2019


Erdie James Ronquille Sr.

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August 12, 2019

Dear Delta, my sincerest condolences to you. You and your family are in my prayers and please remember the good memories of your life with Erdie.
Janet Denet Olsen