Vernice Fruge Truax

ESTHERWOOD – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, January 24, 2009 at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Estherwood for Vernice Fruge Truax, 91, who died January 22, 2009 at Camelot Nursing Home.

The family is requesting visiting hours to be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to the time of service. Rosaries will be recited at 4 p.m. by the St. Margaret’s Ladies Alter Society and 7 p.m. Friday. Interment will be in Estherwood Memorial Cemetery.

She is survived by two daughters, Geraldine Truax Stevenson, and Mary Denise Truax Hebert both of Estherwood; one son, Charles William Truax and his wife Lee Nall; five grandchildren, Evette Rene Keesler of Las Vegas, Nevada, Ryan Christopher Hebert of Estherwood, Jessica Page Hebert of Estherwood; David Elsworth Stevenson of Elk Grove California, and Thomas James Stevenson of Reno Nevada; seven great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

Ms. Truax is preceded in death by her husband, Wilford Cornelious Truax; her parents, Gus and Iren Myers Fruge, Sr.; one sister, Renella “Sis” Fruge; and two brothers, J.P. Fruge, and Gus Fruge, Jr.

Condolences may be made to the family on

Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Crowley.

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