Kathy Cazaubon Dauterive, age 70, died on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 7:37 PM. Beloved wife of Rene C. Dauterive, Jr. Mother of Stacie D. Seube (Jeffrey), Andree D. Addison (Zachary), and Rene C. Dauterive III (Jessie). Daughter of the late Mary Kathleen Levis Cazaubon and Francis Leo Cazaubon. Sister of Jean C. Dupas (Jerry), Gayle C. Buckley (Bob), Jill Cazaubon, and Ralph “Caz” Cazaubon, (Denise). Grandmother of Aaron and Collin Seube, Zachary, Jr. and Katherine Addison, and Rene C. Dauterive IV. Born in New Orleans, Mrs. Dauterive was a longtime resident of Arabi, LA, and most recently a resident of New Orleans.
The valedictorian of the first graduating class of Andrew Jackson High School, class of ‘67, Mrs. Dauterive attended the University of Southwestern Louisiana where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority and graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education. She went on to earn a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans, while obtaining her certification in Gifted and Talented Education. A National Board certified Mathematics teacher, she spent the majority of her 30 plus year career educating the students of St. Bernard Parish at her alma mater, Andrew Jackson High School, until Hurricane Katrina. Mrs. Dauterive retired from education in 2012.
A thoughtful, compassionate, and loving wife, mother and “Mimi” she enjoyed swimming, tennis, gardening, reading and annual family beach vacations, but her greatest joy in life was caring for and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Notre Dame Hospice for their care and assistance during Mrs. Dauterive’s final days. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity or educational organization of your choice.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Service at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA. 70124 on January 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM. The Memorial visitation will begin at 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM followed by the service in the Chapel.