Hilda Vicknair O'Brien

October 16, 1935May 9, 2021

DES ALLEMANDS – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Hilda Vicknair O’Brien, age 85, at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands, LA. Fr. Ray A. Hymel will officiate. Interment will follow at the church mausoleum.

A gathering of family and friends will take place at Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia on Friday from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm. The visitation will continue on Saturday at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands from 9:00 am until the service time.

A native of Killona, LA and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. O’Brien passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at Iberia Medical Center.

Hilda was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who cherished her family deeply. She loved to dance and nothing could stop her from “cutting a rug” on a dance floor when the music started playing. Hilda was a talented seamstress, having learned to sew at an early age from her mother. She will forever be remembered as a kind and loving woman by her family and all those who knew her.

She is survived by her daughters, Amanda Folse and Maxine Rhoads (Taddy); grandchildren, Zack Louviere, Aaron Louviere (Tabitha), Brodie Mouton (Adrin), Jordy Mouton, Jamie Flood, and Johanna Tregre; great grandchildren, Layla, Hunter, Trae, Olivia, Eli, Easton, Sawyer, and Aurora; step-daughter, Cynthia O’Brien Arthur; and step-grandchildren, Nicole Begnaud, Tiffany O’Brien, and Heath Arthur.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Stanley P. Folse; second husband, Clarence O’Brien; daughters, Janet Leleaux and Elaine Tregre; parents, Otto Vicknair Sr. and Amanda Vicknair; siblings, Peggy Gautreaux, Ivy LeBlanc, Vivian Pitre, Otto Vicknair, Jr., and Remi Vicknair; and stepson, Orien O’Brien.

Pallbeares will be Zachary Louviere, Aaron Louviere, Brodie Mouton, Jordy Mouton, Floyd Flugence, and Hunter DuBois.

Honorary pallbearer will be Scotty McKenney.

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Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • Amanda Folse, Daughter
  • Maxine Rhoads (Taddy), Daughter
  • Zachary Louviere, Grandchild
  • Aaron Louviere, Grandchild
  • Brodie Mouton, Grandchild
  • Jordy Mouton, Grandchild
  • Jamie Flood, Grandchild
  • Johanna Tregre, Grandchild
  • Cynthia O'Brien, Step-Daughter
  • Nicole Begnaud, Step-Grandchild
  • Tiffany O'Brien, Step-Grandchild
  • Heath Arthur, Step-Grandchild
  • Stanley P. Folse, First Husband (deceased)
  • Clarence O'Brien, Second Husband (deceased)
  • Janet Leleaux, Daughter (deceased)
  • Elaine Tregre, Daughter (deceased)
  • Otto Vicknair, Sr. and Amanda Vicknair, Parents (deceased)
  • Peggy Gautreaux, Sister (deceased)
  • Ivy LeBlanc, Sister (deceased)
  • Vivian Pitre, Sister (deceased)
  • Otto Vicknair, Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Remi Vicknair, Brother (deceased)
  • Orien O'Brien, Step-son (deceased)
  • Mrs. O'Brien also leaves behind to cherish her memory great grandchildren, Layla, Hunter, Trae, Olivia, Eli, Easton, Sawyer, and Aurora.

  • Zachary Louviere
  • Aaron Louviere
  • Brodie Mouton
  • Jordy Mouton
  • Floyd Flugence
  • Hunter DuBois
  • Scotty McKenney, Honorary


  • Visitation

    Friday, May 14, 2021

  • Rosary

    Friday, May 14, 2021

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 15, 2021

  • A Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, May 15, 2021


Hilda Vicknair O'Brien

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Joeanna Mouton

May 12, 2021

I loved Ms. Hilda, played Bingo, Told a trip with her also. She will be missed 😢