Evangeline Funeral Home

314 E Saint Peter St, New Iberia, LA


Lorraine Freeman Broussard

August 2, 1934September 19, 2019

New Iberia – Lorraine Freeman Broussard, a native of Carencro and longtime resident of New Iberia, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Iberia Medical surrounded by her loving family. She was 85.

Lorraine was born August 2, 1934 to the late Walter Freeman and Lela Guilbeau Freeman. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who lived her life for the care of her family. She will be missed dearly.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband and best friend of 66 years, Robert Broussard, Jr.; her children, Nancy Picou and husband Ray, Lela Frederick and husband James, Thad Broussard and wife Ruth, and Rose Casey and husband Carey; eleven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and her sister and brothers, Rose Ashey, Robert Freeman and Walter Reed Freeman.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Patrick Freeman.

In keeping with Mrs. Broussard’s wishes, private funeral services will be held at a later date.

To view the online obituary and to share memories, please visit her memorial page at www.evangelinenewiberia.com

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


  • Robert Broussard Jr., Husband and best friend
  • Nancy Picou & Ray, Daughter
  • Lela Frederick & James, Daughter
  • Thad Broussard & Ruth, Son
  • Rose Casey & Carey, Daughter
  • Rose Ashey, Sister
  • Robert Freeman, Brother
  • Walter Reed Freeman, Brother
  • Lela Guilbeau Freeman, Mother (deceased)
  • Walter Freeman, Father (deceased)
  • Patrick Freeman, Brother (deceased)
  • Also survived by eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren


No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Lorraine Freeman Broussard

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Amy Wilson

September 24, 2019

Mrs. Lorraine will greatly be missed by her extended family at cardiac rehab. We will miss her smile and of course her Diet Coke by her side.

You will be missed,
Amy, Mee Mee , Mike. Cardiac Rehab