Maxime Sonnier

January 29, 1954 ~ November 15, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Maxime Sonnier Obituary

Opelousas – Maxime (Max) Sonnier, 69, passed away at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette, LA on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, surrounded by his family. Max, as he was affectionally known, was born on January 29, 1954, in Lafayette, Louisiana, to Gussie Olivier and the late Kelsey Sonnier.

Max worked as an automotive mechanic for the majority of his life. He was generous with his time and talent among family and friends. He was a man of simple pleasures, finding joy and solace in the outdoors. Max enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, riding 4 wheelers, and sitting by a fire. His favorite pastime was relaxing outside listening to music.

He is survived by his mother, Gussie Olivier; daughter, Robin Trahan (Chris); sons, Mac Sonnier (Sunny), and Nicki Sonnier (Lauren); 11 grandchildren, Scott, Shaye, Jayden, Isaiah; Tyler, Mac, Zackary, Ethan; Riley, Reagan, and Quinn; 3 great-grandchildren, Deliah, Drae', and Anna-Marie; sisters, Wanda Boudreaux, Bertina Williams, and Linda Boudreaux; brother, Calvin Boudreaux along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his father Kelsey Sonnier and his son Rusty Sonnier.

Max will be deeply missed and forever remembered by the family and friends he left behind.

In keeping with his wishes, a private memorial will be held at a later date.

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