Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday- Etienne Ladner

Etienne Ladner 
January 12, 1885-June 27, 1926 
Woodman of the World
Waveland Cemetery, Ms

Etienne Ladner was the son of Etienne V. Ladner and Delphine Nicaise, he married Eva Roth. They had eleven children. His name is pronounced Eee-T-Ann, or A-shan, it is french for the name Stephen. Etienne was hit by a car of teenagers as he was walking down the road, he died before making it to the hospital. He was known as Uncle Man to his family. He was a carpenter, fisherman, and shipbuilder by trade. He built the first commercial building on the Coast. An automotive garage for the Martinolich family. He was greatly loved and adored by my grandfather, who passed his memory on to me, his great granddaughter.

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