Victor J DeHarde, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, World War II veteran and former business owner, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013. Age 90 years. Beloved husband for 64 years of Madeline Blanchard DeHarde. Wonderful father of Deborah Cooney (Michael), Diane Robert (Neil), and Darlene Faul (Elton). Mr. DeHarde was preceeded in death by his parents John G. DeHarde, Sr. and Caroline Fetter DeHarde. Brothers John G. DeHarde, Jr., Clinton F. DeHarde, Herbert DeHarde and Marylee D. Giovanna. Also preceeded in death by his son-in-law Leon Paul Vial. Survived by grandchildren Lee and Leslie Vial, Catherine C. Primeaux, Ian and Cortney Robert, and Renee' Harrington and Victoria Hebert. Great-grandfather of Lee and Michael Vial, Luke, Lane and Leah Kate Harrington. A native of New Orleans, and resident of Luling for 57 years. Vic was a member of the 20th Tactical Recognizance Squadron of the Army Air Corps, stationed in China, Burma, and India during World War II. He was one of the 4 fine sons of John G. DeHarde serving in World War II at the same time. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 2409 for 55 years, the VFW, American Legion and 65 year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He and his wife owned and operated the Western Auto Store in Luling for 25 years, and later was a bus driver and worked for the St. Charles Parish School Board. He was instrumental in beginning the Bus Maintenance Department. He will be greatly missed as the patriarch of his family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial, Officiated by Rev. John Finn, from Holy Family Catholic Church, Luling, on Wednesday Morning, May 15, 2013 at 11:00. Visitation will begin at 9:00. Interment to follow in St. Charles Cemetery. Westside LEITZ-EAGAN in charge of arrangements. The family would like to extend our sincere appreciation to Notre Dame Hospice, Donna Landry, and Brigette Davis for the loving care they provided to our dad, and us, during this difficult time. An online guestbook is available at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.