Jan. 5, 1918 ~ Jan. 28, 2013

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 1 p.m., at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin for Mr. Nathan N. “Boy” Falterman, 95, a native and longtime resident of Franklin and resident of Lafayette, who passed away Monday, January 28, 2013 at his niece’s home in Lafayette. Entombment will follow in Franklin Cemetery Mausoleum in Franklin. Fr. Lloyd Benoit will officiate the services.

Mr. Nathan was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the European Theatre during World War II. He retired from Sterling Sugars after many years of dedicated service.

Survivors include his nieces, Mary Anne Rochel of Lafayette and Beth Cushman of Waterford, Michigan; nephews, Joe Schaviak and wife, Betty, of Fairborn, Ohio and Paul Bodin and wife, Jill, of Franklin; great nieces, Skye Bodin and Rochel Winn and husband, John; great nephews, Blake David Cormier and wife, Cesily, and Pierce Bodin; great great nieces, Payslee and Paytin Cormier; and great great nephews, Randall and David Winn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Nelson and Julianne Barrilleaux Falterman; one brother, Minus Falterman; three sisters, Anna F. Schaviak, Cecile F. Bodin and Ellie F. Rochel; and one niece, Susan Rochel Cormier.

The family would like to give special thanks to his sitters, Donna, Cookie and Norma for their excellent care given to Mr. Nathan.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m., with the rosary being prayed at 12 p.m.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc.

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