Ernestine Louisa Perkins


Born: August 3, 1892 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Died: June 24, 1989 in Sulphur, Louisiana
Buried: June 25, 1989 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 9)
Father: Sheriff John A. Perkins
Mother: Mailliw Hargrove
Husband: Walter Leo Fitzenreiter, Sr.
Married: May 1915 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Children: Mildred Ruth Fitzenreiter
Walter Leo Fitzenreiter, Jr.

Lake Charles American Press, June 25, 1989:


        SULPHUR Funeral services for Mrs. Walter Leo (Ernestine "Aunt Tina") Fitzenreiter Sr., 96, will be a 3 p.m. today, June 25, in Henning Memorial United Methodist Church.
        The Rev. Donald Hall will officiate. Burial will be in Goos Cemetery in Lake Charles under direction of Hixson-Guardian Chapel.
        Visitation is from 2 p.m. today at the church.
        Mrs. Fitzenreiter died at 4:57 p.m. Saturday in a Sulphur nursing home.
        A native of Lake Charles, she was the daughter of former Calcasieu Parish Sheriff John A. Perkins. She was the postmistress at Bel for more than 20 years and was a member of Henning United Methodist Church.
        Survivors are one daughter, Ruth Fitzenreiter Eubanks of Sulphur; one son, Walter Leo Fitzenreiter Jr. of Hornbeck, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.