Marilyn Mehrtens Mouton entered eternal peace on June 29, 2021, at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years Stanley F. “Whip” Mouton, Sr., her parents Henry G. and Alice W. Mehrtens, her sister Patricia Ryan, sons-in-law Allen Gerlinger and Joseph Lalumia, and great-granddaughter Meghan Thibodeaux. She is survived by her children Cynthia Jirovec (Fred), Connie Ritchie (Eric), Claudia Lalumia, Chrisie Gerlinger, Stan Mouton, Jr., and Steve Mouton (Carla), her sisters Rita Mae Jones and Lynda Ernest, 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. She was born on August 27, 1931, in New Orleans and was a long-time resident of St. Bernard Parish. Following her graduation from Mount Carmel Academy she met and married Stanley “Whip” Mouton and settled in Arabi to raise their 6 children. She was a founding member of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish. After Hurricane Katrina she moved to Mandeville and became a member of Our Lady of the Lake Parish. She was a devout Catholic and had a special devotion to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal and Companions of St. Anthony. The family would like to express their appreciation to Lisa and Valerie for their kindness and special care shown to our Mother.
Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at 12:15 P.M. on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel of Jacob Schoen & Son, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery #2. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association Louisiana Chapter, 3445 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, LA 70002 or masses in her memory at Our Lady of the Lake Parish, Mandeville, LA.
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