Nominated by Thibodaux City Councilman Chad Mire.
Mr. Jake Haydel is 75 years old. He was born in Schriever, but moved to Thibodaux after he was married. Honorary Mayor Haydel worked 25 years for Pipeline Construction Company, and five years as a Custodian at West Thibodaux Junior High School. Mr. Haydel retired in 1994. He enjoys watching LSU games. Mr. Haydel is married to the former Joyce Kraemer. They have three children together, (one daughter and two sons), a total of eight grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Honorary Mayor Haydel stated, “I enjoyed the day, I learned about all the different departments and their functions. Everything was very impressive.”
Mayor Caillouet and Honorary Mayor Haydel shared a wonderful lunch at Flanagan’s (courtesy of Flanagan’s)