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Noblesse World Cruse

At the sound of the Captain’s Whistle on Saturday, January 31st 2004, Krewe de la Noblesse raised the gangplank and set sails for Noblesse World Cruse. The Krewe celebrated its 19th year of black-tie pageantry at the Civic Center Coliseum.

Krewe members and their guests entered the coliseum via the Noblesse Cruise Ship Dock with the vivid colors and beauty of a Polynesian Paradise. The evening's festivities opened with a patriotic medly sung by the Pastime Quartet of Sweet Adelines International and posting of the National and State colors by the Sowella Technical Comunity Sea Cadets.

Making their final appearances were the 2003 royal court of "In The Midst of The Gods"

King Gabriel XVIII Richard D. Michels

Queen Ashley Noblesse XVIII Theresa C. Michels,

Duke and Duchess Dave Meacham & Dotie Bowes

Duke and Duchess Daryl & Heather Lawson

Duke and Duchess Ken & Denise Savant

Duchess Debbie Acuff.


2004 Board of directors

Captain Mary Anne Holmes, Captain-Elect E. Leo Reddoch III, President Carmel Fazzio, first vice-president Richard Bruns, second vice-president Valory Norwood, Secretary Denise Savant, Treasurer Marilyn Breaux, and Krewe Representative Polly Richards.




 2004 Royal Court

 Captain Mary Anne Holmes

Noblesse Royal Cruise Director


King Gabriel XIX and Queen Ashley Noblesse XIX

Representing the Hawaiian Islands and the Tropical Polynesian Triangle

Dr. Bobby and Toni Caraway

King Bobby is a 20 year Air Force Veteran and was active in the early animal phase of NASA's space program. He serves as the senior state veterinarian at Delta Downs Race Track.

Queen Toni is the Executive Director of the Calcasieu Council on Aging and also created the "Krewe of the Golden Years through CCOA in 1994.

They have two Children.


Emissaries of the Caribbean Islands

Antony and Mary Vincent

Duke Anthony is a self employed carpenter and hunting guide for the Chenier Hunting Club.

Duchess Mary is employed as a logistics clerk for BP America.

They have four children.

Emissaries of Australia

Andree and Nickie Vest

Duke Andree is employed by Gambro Technical Services.

Duchess is employed with Woodley Williams Law Firm LLC.

Royal Dignitaries of the Mediterranean

Chet and Christine Soileau

Duke Chet is an insurance agent for Farm Bureau Insurance of Calcasieu Parish.

Duchess Christine is a nursing student at McNeese State University.

They have three children.

Royal Envoys of Alaska

Robin and Yvonne Jacobs

Duke Robin is an electrician at PPG industries.

 Duchess Yvonne is an accountant in the Administrative Department of McNeese State University.

They have four children


 Court Pictures provided by Mary Anne Holms

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