Caux, Lucien

Force: Army

Born on June 22, 1919 in St. Narcisse, Quebec, Lucien Caux was the third eldest of 12 children of Louis and Emerilda (Langlois) Caux. In 1941 Lucien and his brother Rene left Quebec and settled in the Peace River country, obtaining homesteads in the Guy area, Alberta. The following year, 1942, Lucien took basic training for the army in Grande Prairie. During that time he met his future wife, Thelma Brulotte. They were married on November 14, 1945, and had 8 children: Lucille, Denis, Juliette, Jeannette, Laurent, Gilbert, Angele, and Doris. Lucien farmed for 27 years, while he also worked at sawmills, did bridge building, and carpentry in the winters. In 1966, he sold the farm and moved to Donnelly for 7 years, then to Edmonton working for Facto Homes for 7 years. Thelma remarried in 1976. Lucien moved to Falher AB in 1980, and then to Lloydminster AB 2 ½ years later where his retired.

Guy pp. 244-245 (photo)