Marie "Hazel" (LeJune) Trahan

June 1, 1929 - January 28, 2021

Marie “Hazel” (LeJune) Trahan, 91, of China, died January 28, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. She was born on June 1, 1929, to Dora Mire LeJune and Euger LeJune in China, Texas.

Hazel was a woman of great faith, she was devout in praying the Rosary and also taught religious education (CCD) for 37 years. She was a talented artist and painted the banners for the church. She enjoyed quilting and spent hours piecing fabrics together. Hazel also enjoyed painting, especially with her grandchildren. She was the matriarch of our family and loved when we were able to gather for the fourth of July and Christmas celebrations. She was the most appreciative person, always thanking everyone who assisted her in any way. She was truly one of a kind.

Survivors include her children, Mack Trahan and his wife, Carolyn, of China; Jerry Trahan and his wife, Leslie, of Converse, Texas; Patti Calder and her husband, Donald; Donna Forman and her husband, Shelly; David Trahan and his wife, Bonnie; and Charles Trahan and his wife, Dana, all of China; eighteen grandchildren; thirty-seven great-grandchildren with one on the way; twelve great-great-grandchildren with one on the way; and sisters, Jeannette Cicero, Kathryn Touchet, and Lulu Evans.

She is preceded in death by her husband of seventy years, Pierre Lawrence Trahan; one grandson, Earl Lawrence Trahan; parents, Dora and Euger LeJune; sisters, Wilda Mae Whitehead, Lita Deets, Dee Dee Martel, Bobbie Schooley, and Shirley Bertrand.

A Rosary for Mrs. Trahan will be recited at 5:00 p.m., with a gathering of her family and friends to follow until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A private family service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 4, 2021, Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, China, with her interment to follow at China Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, P.O. Box 38, China, Texas 77613-0038.

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Colleen Manuel Sanders

Thinking of ya'll. You are a special family.

Judi Benoit

One of the sweetest people I’ve ever known. God bless this beautiful family as the grieve. Prayers, from Ronnie and Judi Benoit

Leslie Brunet Ellis

Bless her sweet heart, such a lovely woman I will never forget.. prayers and comfort to all the family.

Mary Lou Trahan Alsdurf

Jerry, Patti , and Donna. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. May she Rest In Peace. I know how much you will miss her.

Beverly Mathews

Patti and Donna I am so sorry that your Mama passed. I have many good memories of your Mama. She was such a good lady . We love you

Clydell Venable

Donna Patti and Family So sorry for your loss. Your mother was a sweet and kind person a great lady. Keep those memories in your heart forever. Know that she is healed in Jesus name. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you and may the peace of Jesus be with you in the days ahead

Penny D Lareau

I love you all so much. Your mama was a light in this world. I'm so glad that her and your daddy are together, at peace, in paradise.