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“I have had two classes with Dr. Lousteau while I was attending UNO in 1998. She's definitely one of my favorite professors. I still remember very...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Cindy Zhou - Dexter, MI

“Dr. Lousteau, I am so sorry for your loss, and pray for comfort during this time for you and your family. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Peggy Battalora - Littleton, CO

“Ray, I just found out about your loss today. I just wanted to know that you, Ray Jr., and Claire are in our thoughts and prayers. I will never...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: George Young - Cooper City, FL

“Ray, Just received word of Carolyn's death. You & your family have our deepest sympathy. We remember Carolyn as a very warm and loving person and...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Larry & Mary lois Hughes - Athens, IL

“We send our deepest sympathy to you, Ray, and to your family. May the Lord be with you in this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Yvette and Roy Winston - LA

“Dr. Lousteau, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Remember all the great times you and your wife had...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Al & Jackie Hezeau - Kenner, LA

“Dr. Lousteau, our sympathy goes out to you and your family for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Gary, Cherie, & Lil Gary Sims - LA

“May the Lord hold you in his hands & comfort your spirit during your time of need. With the passing of time, we hope you find inner peace & warmth in...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Monique Christophe McConduit - LA

“Our heartfelt hugs and condolences to Dr. Lousteau and the Lutz and Lousteau families. There are no words to capture the sense of loss and...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Harriet and Chuck Berlin - Tampa, FL

“Ray, our sympathy to you and your family for your loss. Carolyn will be in our prayers and thoughts,as will you and your family. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Herbert Daigle and Jean Daigle - LA

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you now. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Hilaire and Ethel Lanaux - LA

“Our heartfelt Condolences to you and your family at this time of grief. We will keep you in our Prayers. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Gerald "Jerry" Boudreaux and Suzanne Boudreaux - LA

“We are sorry to hear about your wife's passing. We pray for you and your family. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Annette Flattmann - metairie, LA

“Ray Carolyn and I want to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the death of Carolyn. You will be in our prayers. Ronald and...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Ronald Blanchard - Napoleonville, LA

“Ray,you have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your wife. I know it must be a terrible loss to you and your family at this time in our lives. We...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Bob Arceneaux - Thibodaux, LA

“Fritz and I send our sympathy to you and the family. May God's love make your grief bearable. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Fritz and Betty H. Boudreaux - LA

“Ray - My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family on the loss of Carolyn. Patricia and I will keep her in our thoughts and prayers, and hope...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Mervin "Coon" LeBlanc - LA


Carolyn Lutz Lousteau died on December 7, 2012, after a long battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Charlotte Lutz of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, and the sister of the late Catherine Lutz Kittler of Little Rock, Arkansas.
She is survived by her husband, Ray J. Lousteau, Sr., and by her children, Ray J. Lousteau, Jr., and his wife, Colleen, and Claire Lousteau Petty and her husband, Scott. She was the specially loved "mère" of Alexander Petty, Zachary Petty, and Amèlie Lousteau, who will miss her greatly.
She is also survived by her brother-in-law Fred Kittler; her brother-in-law David Lousteau and his wife, Marie; her brother-in-law J. Keith Lousteau and his wife, Gloria; and her sister-in-law Nancy Ruiz and her husband, Reuben. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.
The greatest passions in her life were her family and the pursuit of knowledge. She graduated from St. Anne's Academy in Ft. Smith and earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from St. Mary's Dominican College in New Orleans. When her family commitments allowed, she earned an associate's degree in interior design from Delgado Community College. After being in business for several years, she developed an interest in accounting. She earned a master's degree in accounting from the University of New Orleans, a CPA, and a doctorate in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington.
She was an assistant professor of accounting at the University of New Orleans for five years. During her years of teaching, she was honored by her students for being a mentor, advisor, and friend. Her door was always open to her students.
At home she was an avid gardener and an accomplished cook. She was a member of the Lake Vista Garden Club.
Visitation will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Tuesday, December 11th from 5pm until 8pm. There will be additional visitation on Wednesday, December 12th at St. Pius X Church, 6666 Spanish Fort Blvd., from 11am until 1pm, immediately followed by the Mass of Christian Burial. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Boys Hope Girls Hope of New Orleans or the Good Shepherd School.
To view and sign the guest book, visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.