July 31, 1920 ~ August 6, 2012
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at 2 p.m., at The Crossing Place Fellowship for Mr. Wallace “Jake” Dantin Jr., 92, a native and resident of Franklin, who passed away at 6 a.m. on Monday, August 6, 2012, at his home with his wife at his side. Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery. Pastor Brad Bullock will officiate the services.
Mr. Jake was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II. He was also a member of the V.F.W., Post 4201.
Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline Dantin of Franklin; one daughter, Julie Castille and her husband, Wayne, of New Iberia; one son, Robert Paul Dantin of Centerville; two brothers, Charles Dantin and his wife, Dolores, and Thomas E. Dantin, all of Franklin; two step-daughters, Lisa Pellerin of Ricohoc and Melissa Dotto and her husband, Tony, of Tampa, Florida; five step-sons, Marty Granger and his wife, Monique, of Toledo Bend; Dale Granger of Lafayette; Dennis Adams and his wife, Carolyn, of Charenton; Mark Adams of Franklin; and Jeffery Adams of Franklin; as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marie Louise Talbot Dantin; his second wife, Joyce Granger Dantin; his parents, Wallace Dantin Sr. and Julia Romaire Dantin; one brother, Wilson Dantin; and two sisters, Marian LeBlanc and Alice Clark.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday at The Crossing Place Fellowship from 11 a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kimberley Bott, Sarah Castille, Dennis Adams, Mark Adams, Jeffery Adams, and Phil Naquin Jr.
To view the online obituary and memory book please visit www.iberts.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.