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Jarred Seth Fontenot
October 13, 1972  -  October 18, 2007


PSSG Jarred Seth FontenotP
PPort Barre Funeral services for SSG Jarred Seth Fontenot, 35, will be held at nbsp11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Octobernbsp 27, 2007, with a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.nbsp Interment will follow in the st1:place w:stonst1:PlaceName w:stonSacredst1:PlaceName st1:PlaceName w:stonHeartst1:PlaceName st1:PlaceType w:stonCemeteryst1:PlaceTypest1:place. P
Pnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbsp The Military Chaplain Major Clemete Maruicio will officiate the services.P
Pnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbsp Mr. Fontenot was a native of Port Barre and resident of st1:place w:stonst1:City w:stonFort Carsonst1:City, st1:State w:stonColoradost1:Statest1:place.nbsp He died at 3:18 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2007 in st1:place w:stonst1:City w:stonBaghdadst1:City, st1:countryregion w:stonIraqst1:countryregionst1:place, while serving his country. P
Pnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbsp During his eighth grade year, Jarred was the starter for the football team and excelled greatly during his high school years.nbsp He was a 1991 graduate of st1:place w:stonst1:PlaceType w:stonPortst1:PlaceType st1:PlaceName w:stonBarrest1:PlaceName st1:PlaceType w:stonHigh Schoolst1:PlaceTypest1:place.nbsp P
Pnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbsp He joined the LA National Guards in 1990.nbsp During his first deployment to st1:countryregion w:stonst1:place w:stonIraqst1:placest1:countryregion, he was a member of the 256th Bridgade. He was currently serving his second tour in st1:place w:stonst1:countryregion w:stonIraqst1:countryregionst1:place as an Infantryman in the U. S. Army with the Alpha Company 212 Infantry Unit of st1:City w:stonFt. Carsonst1:City, st1:State w:stonColoradost1:State.nbsp He was a SSG while in the Military. He was the recipient of the following awards and badges: Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, Parachutist Badge, Army Service Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, National Defense Service Medal w Bronze Service Star, Bronze Star Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, and Weapons Qualification Badge. He was also a member of the Port Barre VFW and the American Legion.P
Pnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbsp He was previously employed as a former Port Barre Police Officer and a former St. Landry Parish Sheriff Deputy. nbspnbspHe was a family man who liked to live life to the fullest.nbsp He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially playing with his children and watching television together.nbsp He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, camping, and target shooting.nbsp Some of his other pastime activities include:nbsp wrestling with the boys, mud riding, bicycling, rock climbing, scuba diving, and restoring hot rods. P
Pnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbsp He was a loving husband, father, son, soninlaw, brother, and friend.nbsp He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.P
Pnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbsp Survivors include his wife, Dana Lamke Fontenot three sons: Cameron Seth Fontenot, Logan Lee Fontenot, and Mason Paul Fontenot, all of Port Barre one daughter, Macy Lynn Fontenot of Port Barre one sister, Kallie Jo Fontenot Leipold of Raeford, North Carolina his maternal grandparents: Charles and Dorothy Marks of Port Barre his parental guardians, Robert and Kathy Sylvester of Port Barre two brothers: Pfc. Christopher Blair Sylvester of Ft. Wainewright, Alaska and Michael Brice Sylvester of Port Barre motherinlaw, Bett Dedon of Port Barre fatherinlaw, Robert Lamke, Sr. of Port Barre four sistersinlaw, Evelyn Courville and husband, Barry Danielle Lamke, Dakota Dedon and Delaney Dedon, allnbsp of Port Barre three brothersinlaw: John Lamke and wife, Kelly of Gonzales Robert Lamke, Jr. and wife, Alesia of Port Barre and Arthur Lamke and wife, Pam of Port Barre three nephews: James Ryan Leipold, Joshua Michael Leipold, and Justus Von Leipold, all of Raeford, North Carolina nbspTwo nieces, Michaela Sylvester of Maryland and nbspAnnie Elizabeth Lamke of Port Barre aunts and uncles: Jeanette Fontenot Gray of Boston, Massachusetts Keith Marks and wife, Faith of Port Barre and Danny Alex Stoute and wife, Maxine, of Port Barre and a host of cousins and dear friends.P
Pnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbsp Jarred was preceded in death by his parents: Marshall Fontenot and Jackie Stoute Fontenot paternal grandparents: Douglas Fontenot, Jr. and Agnes Ledoux Fontenot.P
Pnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbspnbsp Visiting hours will be observed in the Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas on Friday, October 26, 2007, from 12 p.m

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