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Wiltz Vice

November 5, 1932 — August 7, 2022

New Iberia - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church for Wiltz Vice, 89, who passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at his home.

Entombment will follow in the church cemetery.

Rev. Ed Degeyter will be the Celebrant.

A gathering of family and friends will be at Pellerin Funeral Home on Thursday from  8:00 AM until 10:15 AM.

A rosary, led by the Men's Rosary Group, will be prayed at  9:30 AM on Thursday.

A resident of New Iberia, Wiltz Vice was born in Abbeville, Louisiana on November 5, 1932 to the late Johnny and Hilda Lege Vice. He was raised on a farm, and was basketball All Star State Champion at Meaux High School. Wiltz was a truck salesman for International Harvester for 30 years. He also raised cattle, enjoyed vegetable gardening, had a crawfish pond, and was a beekeeper for many years. He will be deeply missed.

Mr. Vice is survived by daughters, Keren Viator, Phyllis (John) Terrell, and Selina Rhodes; sisters Hazel Trahan and Fanny (Roland) Broussard; brother, Kenneth (Janell) Vice; grandchildren, Christine Viator, Yvonne (Cody) Fontenot, Emily Terrell, Jonathan (Emily Castille) Terrell, Alyce Babineaux, Mark Babineaux, Rhiannon (Jerry) Beers, and Elizabeth Vice; great-grandchildren, Morgan and Baylee Couvillon, Ethan Fontenot, John Wesley Terrell, and Gabriel Vice.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gussie Hebert Vice; son, Neil Vice; son-in-law, Mike Viator; sister, Eula Bourque; brothers, Jimmy, Hubert and Johnny Vice; and a grandchild, Kylie Vice.

Pallbearers will be Jonathan Terrell, Mark Babineaux, Clint Vice, Chad Vice, Joey Broussard, and Cody Fontenot.

Honorary pallbearers are John Terrell and Ethan Fontenot. 

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Mr. Vice’s caregiver, Michelle Myers; and to Bridgeway Hospice for extraordinary care and compassion.

Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560 (337-365-3331).

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

8:00 - 10:15am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia

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Nativity of Our Lady Cemetery

130 N Richelieu Cir, New Iberia, LA 70560

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