Donald Rufus Beaube

September 01, 1954 - September 21, 2011

Donald Rufus Beaube

September 01, 1954 - September 21, 2011


Why order flowers through us?

Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.

The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.

Memorial Candles

A Perpetual Tribute

The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.

Memorial Trees

Circle of Life

In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

Sympathy Cards

A Thoughtful Gesture

Placeholder - to be replaced with Donations

Place a Donation

The gift of giving

We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.

Financial Support

A Helping Hand

The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.

This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
To notify the funeral home of your interest, complete and submit the following form:

Obituary for Donald Rufus Beaube

Funeral services for Donald Rufus Beaube, 57 of Gilbert, LA will be held at Bayou Macon Baptist Church on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 7:00 pm with Rev. Jerry Goodman and Rev. Doyle Adams officiating under the direction of Young's Community Memorial.

Donald Beaube was born on September 1, 1954 in Fresno, CA and passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at his residence in Gilbert. He was the Supervisor for the Town of Wisner's Water and Sewage Department.

He was preceded in death by:
Father-Joseph L. Beaube Sr.
Mother-Ethel (Ferguson) Beaube
Sister-Kathryn Santana.

Survivors include:

His Wife of 28 years- Mary Beaube of Gilbert, LA
Son-Mike Beaube of Houma, LA
3 Daughters-Jessica Beaube of Winnsboro, LA; Sarah Beaube of Gilbert, LA; Tressa Englerth and Caleb of Gilbert, LA
4 Brothers-Joseph Beaube Jr. of Florida; Jake Waller of Texas; Johnny Waller of Texas; and Jimmy Waller of Texas; Sister-Jo Anne Emfinger of Mississippi;5 Grandchildren-Jordan Landry, Makayla Beaube, Kase Englerth, Riley Beaube, Lex Beaube.

The Honorary Pallbearers will be Carl Ray & Maggie Thames, Dave & Pat Blackmon, Freddie Foy, Jimmy Berry and PT Crum.

The family will receive friends at Bayou Macon Baptist Church from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday, September 23, 2011. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit

Send a gesture of sympathy to Donald Rufus Beaube's family

Brought to you by

  • 4502 Front Street P.O. Box 652
    Winnsboro, LA
  • 318-435-7007

Help & Healing Resources

In the event that there is an error in the information presented, please contact the funeral home by clicking here.