OBITUARY

Iven "Blackie" St. Germain

December 29, 1925September 29, 2020
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Iven "Blackie" St. Germain December 29, 1925 - September 29, 2020

Iven “Blackie” St. Germain 94, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at his daughter Karen’s home. He was born on December 29, 1925 in Paincourtville, the son of George and Effie St. Germain. Blackie was raised in Paincourtville, but was a resident of Morgan City and Stephensville for over sixty years.

As a young man, Blackie entered the Navy and served his country proudly during World War II in the Pacific Ocean Theater. Later, he became a police officer for the Morgan City Police Department. He wore his badge with honor and protected his community for thirty years.

Blackie had a gift of storytelling that kept his listeners intrigued and entertained. Family and friends loved to hear the stories about his youth and his countless life experiences as a sailor and a police officer. Blackie told many a story on the wharf in Stephensville during the seafood boils and barbecues that he and his wife, Ruby, hosted for family and friends.

Blackie will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his son, Kent St. Germain and wife Carol of Youngsville; his daughter Karen Stansbury and husband Brad of Morgan City; his daughter Kelly Percle and husband Jamie; eleven grandchildren Jason, Bridget, Bobbie Jo, Kirk, Justin, Thomas, Kerri, Julia, Jennifer, Zeph, and Zan; and nine great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind to cherish his memory numerous nieces and nephews.

Waiting to welcome Blackie into Heaven were his loving wife Ruby St. Germain, his son Kirk St. Germain, his daughter Kim Hebert, his parents George and Effie St. Germain, his siblings, and many dear friends.

The family requests that a time of visitation be observed on Friday,, October 2, 2020 from 10am until time of services at 1:15pm at Hargrave Funeral Home. Following services, Blackie will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Mausoleum with military honors being rendered by the East St. Mary Veteran’s Funeral Squad. Father Brice Higginbotham will be officiating the services.

In keeping with government mandate regarding limited gatherings, Hargrave Funeral Home can accommodate 150 guests during visitation and 75 guests during the services. All guests are required to wear masks upon entry of the funeral home.

  • FAMILY

  • Ruby St. Germain, Wife (deceased)
  • George St. Germain, Father (deceased)
  • Effie Simoneaux St. Germain, Mother (deceased)

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Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 2, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 2, 2020

  • Graveside & Military Honors

    Friday, October 2, 2020

Memories

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Jason St.Germain

October 1, 2020

Gwen Bouwkamp

October 1, 2020

I’ll always have the late in life memories Blackie, rest well my friend. Sure respected the heck out of you!

Kerri St. Germain Guillot

October 1, 2020

Melvin & Gina Verrett

October 1, 2020

Kent, Karen, Kelly and grandkids I'm so sorry for the loss of Uncle Blackie. He will be loved and missed so much by everyone. Uncle Blackie will always be in our hearts, will never forget the memories we all shared with him. He is now at peace and home. I love all of y'all, be happy for the time we all had with him. Now it is time for him to be with Nanny Ruby, Kirk, Kim his family and friends forever. They will all have their arm wide open waiting for the day that we each will be with them someday.
I'm offshore wish I was there to be with our family at this time of loss.
GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU!!
LOVE Y'ALL
Melvin & Gina

Christopher Champine

October 1, 2020

I am so sorry to hear about Blackie he was a good man and a good police officer.
May he Rest In Peace. We will all see him again. God Bless Us All.

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