Robert A. Louis, 69, 3064 Orchard Lane, town of Linwood, died unexpectedly Thursday, April19, 2001, at St. Michael’s Hospital after being stricken at home.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Shuda Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Rebecca Niece officiating.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until the services. A Naval Reserve ritual will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Mr. Louis was born Jan. 25, 1932, in Marshfield, a son of the late Albert and Irene (Schaefer) Louis. He attended schools in Rudolph and graduated from Rudolph High School in 1950.
He entered the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean War from 1950 to 1953.
He was married to Charlotte Wochinski on Dec. 1, 1956, in Chicago, Ill.
They settled in the Chicago area and he earned an electrical engineering degree from DeVry Institute of Technology.
He worked as a plant superintendent at LaMarche Mfg. in Des Plaines, Ill., until 1971.
He then moved with his family to their current residence and began working at United Parcel Service as a maintenance mechanic until retirement.
He served as a member of the Navy Reserve as a chief petty officer from 1975 to 1993.
He was a member of American Legion Post 6, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fleet Reserve Association, National Rifle Association and the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Nicholas (Lynda) and Todd (Heidi), both of the town of Linwood, and Brian (Patty), town of Hull; two sisters, Ramona Steiner, Wisconsin Rapids, and Corrine Louis, Lyndon Station; and five grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister.