Larry Bert Schilling, 65, a native of Tylertown, Miss., and resident of
Houma, died at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2006.
Visitation will be from
9 a.m. to funeral time Saturday at Maria Immacolata Catholic Church. Funeral
service will be at noon Saturday at the church, with burial at a later
He is survived by his wife, Karen Olivier Schilling; one son,
Edward Alexandre Schilling; his mother-in-law, Betty H. Olivier; his
sisters-in-law, Lisa O. Butcher, Lori B. Olivier, Dana B. Olivier and Catherine
O. Guidry; and his brothers-in-law, Edward J. Olivier, Bryan Butcher and Dana
Guidry; and his nieces and nephews, Matthew J. Talbot, Sara J. Talbot, Tia
Butcher, David Guidry, Alexis Guidry, Andre’ Olivier, Beth Olivier and Jacob
He was preceded in death by his mother, Arnita Pittman Rutledge
and her husband, Sidney; his father, Carey Bert Schilling; and one
brother-in-law, Dean Talbot.
He graduated from Loyola University in New
Orleans with a major in economics and a minor in history. He served his country
proudly in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He was actively involved in community
theatre on stage and as director. He served on the boards of the Thibodaux
Playhouse and Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne. He served as president for both.
Karen first fell in love with Larry when he played Charlie the Mailman in On
Golden Pond. She was always his favorite leading lady.
He was a devoted
and involved father to Edward, serving him as coach and mentor in soccer and as
an active band booster for the Vandebilt Terrier Regiment. He also served as
registrar and treasurer for the Houma Soccer Association. His hobbies include
anything associated with history, sports and the LSU Tigers.
Catholic and an active member of Maria Immacolata Church. Family was what he
treasured and showed his intense love for them in many ways.
He was a
loyal employee of Trico Marine in Houma.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations can be made to the American Cancer Society for pancreatic cancer