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Randolph "Red" J. Olano Jr.

October 31, 1923 — December 27, 2021

Randolph “Red” J. Olano, Jr passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021 at the age of 98. Beloved husband of the late Mary F. Olano for 53 years. Father of Darleen O. Marks (Byron). Son of the late Lovine and Randolph J. Olano, Sr. Brother of the late Harold Olano, Gladys O. Zar, and Dimples Joyce O. Longino. Grandfather of Patrick L. Marks, Jr. (Marie) and Kristy M. Amedee (Joe Paul). Great grandfather of Ethan Marks, Liam Marks, Beckham Marks, Quin Amedee, Payton Amedee, Juliette Amedee and Aubree Amedee. He was a member of American Legion Post 329 and VFW Post 6706 of Belle Chasse, the Belle Chasse and Lake Hermitege Volunteer Fire Department, Belle Chasse Ambulance Service, member and past Chief of the Krewe of Choctaw and Alla. He was an Army World War II Veteran in the 3rd Armored Division and recipient of the French Medal of Honor. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and a lifelong resident of Belle Chasse, LA. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the chapel of Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expwy., Harvey, LA on Friday, January 7, 2022 at 11am. Visitation will be held on Friday from 9am until 11am. Interment, Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family wishes to thank NOLA Home Care, and his caregivers, especially Dynisha, Jade, Endya and Mya. Family and friends may view and sign the online guest book at .
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