Winifred Pauline Goehring Champagne

Rayne, LA - Funeral services will be held at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Mire, LA Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:00 am for Winifred Pauline Goehring Champagne, 87, who died Thursday, July 10, 2014.

Interment will be in the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery, Mire, LA.

Surviving are her three daughters, Judy C. Boudreaux and husband Conrad, Donna C. Freitag and husband Karl, and Bonnie C. Simpson and husband Charles; three sons, Kevin  Champagne, Greg Champagne and wife Beth, and Randy Champagne and wife Joan; 13 Grandchildren; and 8 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Russell Bernard Champagne; and her parents William and Anna Boehm Goehring; and her sibilings Lillian Oher, Lena Wedlick, Margie Hyman and William Goehring.

Mrs. Champagne was a loving mother and grandmother.  She was a very hardworking and well respected business women and played an instrumental part in founding the business that her sons and grandsons still operate today.

Friends will be received Friday, July 11, 2014 from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm & Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 8:00 am until 10:30 am at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA.  A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Friday, July 11, 2014.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.

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