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Kim Stillabower Langlois

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Kim Langlois, 50, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, in the Butterfly wing of Hospice of Baton Rouge Inpatient Facility.

Ms. Langlois was born June 28, 1957, in Washington, Ind. She graduated from Columbus East High School in 1975, obtained her LPN degree from Ivy Tech in Columbus and then went on to earn her Registered Nursing Associate degree from York Technical College in Rock Hill, S.C.

She had been the Director of Nursing at Ebenezer Nursing Home in Rock Hill in the mid 1990s and was currently a critical care nurse at East Jefferson General Hospital in New Orleans, La.

She was the Assistant Director for the Louisiana Boxer Rescue organization and had been personally involved over the last eight years with the foster care, medical attention and adoptive placement of over 300 boxers. This work was her passion, and she devoted every spare minute to saving boxers.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Brandon Langlois of Baton Rouge, La.; her parents, Bill and Judy Massengill of Columbus; two sons, Dorance Lee Stillabower II and William Jordan Stillabower, both of Columbus; four grandchildren, Trinity, Trey, Camron and Isaiah Stillabower of Columbus; a very special uncle, Bruce Thompson of Rock Hill; many cousins and extended family members and hundreds of boxer friends.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. at the Myers-Reed Chapel, 25th St., Columbus, Ind. Calling is 1:30 p.m. to time of service Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Louisiana Boxer Rescue, c/o Connie Back, 8921 Camille Court, River Ridge, LA 70123.