Lesa Kim Carter Jochum, age 66, sadly passed away on Sunday Sept. 3, 2023 in Slidell.
Lesa Kim fully loved life, especially her family and her fur babies. She enjoyed the Saints, Mardi Gras & all the other holidays as it gave her the opportunity to dress the part! Kim always had a smile on her face, willing to help anyone she could. She was very loved and will be missed terribly by all that knew her.
Lesa Kim is survived by her loving husband James “Jim” Jochum, her two daughters Kimberly Johnson (Eric), Jamie Jochum (Bryan), grandson Elliot Johnson, and her sister Tammy C. Puderer (Ray). Lesa Kim has many nieces, nephews, a brother and sister in law, and extended family and friends whom she loved dearly.
Lesa Kim is predeceased by many of her family who are waiting to greet her; including her brother Bobby, her dad Cleo, mom Dorothy, mother Betty, and stepson Timothy Jochum.
Her daughter’s Kimberly and Jamie will be hosting two events to honor and celebrate the light and love their mom, Lesa Kim.
September 23, 10 am. A casual gathering to share stories and moments of joy experienced with Lesa Kim. City Park Cafe du Monde area. Please bring your festival chairs or blankets.
October 29, 1:50 pm. A Jazz Funeral with a second line. Bring your dancing shoes and your festive attire. We will start at Cafe Du Monde on Decatur and end outside Pat O’Brien’s. Second line will start promptly at 2 pm. Please give yourself extra time to park and make it to the starting location. Let us gather & laissez les bon temps rouler!