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Mayor of Estherwood Donald Popp dies

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Posted at 10:40 AM, Dec 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-11 11:40:57-05

ACADIA PARISH — The Mayor of Estherwood, Donald Popp, has died.

The announcement was posted on the Esterwood Police Department's Facebook page on Thursday. He passed away on Wednesday night at the age of 78.

The police department had this to say about his passing: "Estherwood lost a great man last night . Our Mayor passed away please keep his family in your prayers."

According to the Advocate, Popp's daughter said that he passed away from cancer. Read more here.

Popp was elected in 2018 in an unopposed race. He previously served two terms as an alderman, winning seats in 2010 and 2014, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State's website.

Funeral services have not yet been announced.

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