OBITUARY

Lucile Monsted King

August 15, 1933February 9, 2019

Lucile Monsted King passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019 surrounded by the love of her family and friends. She was born on August 15, 1933 in New Orleans to the late Charles and Lucile Monsted. Lucile was also preceded in death by her husband Donald Lucius King and her daughter, Anne Scott King. She is survived by her children, Catherine King Peloquin, Donald Lucius King, Jr., Charles Edward King and William Niels King; grandchildren, Stephanie Marks Peloquin, Matthew Charles Peloquin, Wells Scott King, Bess Kennedy King, Anne Lindsey King, Scott Charles King, Christian Monsted King, William Anderson King, Samantha Scott King and Michael Lucius King. She is also survived by her brothers, Charles Niels Monsted, III and Thomas Scott Monsted. Lucile graduated from the McGehee School in 1952 and then Rosemont College in 1955 with an abundance of life-long friends. Originally, a teacher she excelled at raising her children and volunteering at countless causes including St. Vincent DePaul, the Junior League, Hospice of New Orleans, Tulane Medical Center, and Holy Name of Jesus Church. She was a Eucharistic minister for decades and loved participating in retreats at the Cenacle. Lucile instantly made friends, never made an enemy and was selfless in her love of others. She enjoyed trips with her dear friends to Maine, the Grand Canyon, and the Holy Land. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 6367 St. Charles Ave. New Orleans, on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 1 pm with family visitation beginning at 11:30 am. and public visitation beginning at Noon. Interment will follow at All Saints Mausoleum in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church and/or The American Diabetes Association. To view and sign the Funeral Guest Book online, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com Lucile will be greatly missed and will always be loved.

  • FAMILY

  • Parents, the late Charles and Lucile Monsted.
    husband, the late Donald Lucius King, daughter, the late Anne Scott King.
    Surviving children, Catherine King Peloquin, Donald Lucius King, Jr., Charles Edward King and William Niels King; grandchildren, Stephanie Marks Peloquin, Matthew Charles Peloquin, Wells Scott King, Bess Kennedy King, Anne Lindsey King, Scott Charles King, Christian Monsted King, William Anderson King, Samantha Scott King and Michael Lucius King. Brothers, Charles Niels Monsted, III and Thomas Scott Monsted.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 16, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, February 16, 2019
REMEMBERING

Lucile Monsted King

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Marion Walther Lifsey

February 15, 2019

Lucile was one of the first friends I made in New Orleans when I arrived as a young bride. She also became one of the dearest. Our husbands had been friends for years and our families grew up together. I will always think of Lucile and Donald with great affection and admiration.

Mary Monsted

February 14, 2019

Lucile was one of the most loving people I know. She always helped everyone, especially Laura & Matt & attended their special events. She even let us have our wedding at their house! She only became more beautiful with time. She never judged people, only loved & included them. At Christmas 🎄 she welcomed our entire family & any friends, around their large table filled with delicious food. She was truly God’s helper first, cared for others second, and thought of herself last. We all need to learn from her loving model. 💖Mary Monsted

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