Punkin Louvier

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Gleora “Punkin” Joyce Louvier, nee Menard, 80, of Waterloo, IL, born November 18, 1937, in Kaskaskia, IL, died Friday, April 6, 2018, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Louvier was self-employed as a home cleaner for many years, but her true passion was as an antique dealer.  She spent many days attending sales, flea markets and auctions.  Her greatest joy came from spending time with her family.

Gleora was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, James J. Louvier, whom she married on August 22, 1953, and who died on September 29, 2014; a son Arthur Louvier; her parents, Ambrose A. and Gertrude A., nee Durkee, Menard; three brothers, Charles, Clifford and Bill Menard; and two sisters, Betty Pinkley and Jeanne Walton.

Surviving are two sons, James Jr. (Patricia) Louvier, and Christopher (Kelly) Louvier;
five daughters, Michelle Louvier, Yvonne (David) Polson, Gerri Louvier, Judy Louvier, and Amy Louvier;
eight grandchildren, Janice (Geoffrey) Schuchart, Abby Louvier, James Louvier III, Christopher Louvier Jr, Eric (Shannah) Reamer, and Joshua Melvin, Jeffrey Melvin, and Corey Melvin;
four great-grandchildren, Sophia Schuchart, Atticus Melvin, and Delaney and Everly Reamer;
and two brothers, James and Bruce Menard.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Private family services will be held Thursday, April 12, 2018, with Fr. Elmar Mauer, O.M.I., officiating.  Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

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3 Comments on Punkin Louvier

Jim & Terry Pennebaker said : Guest Report Apr 12, 2018 at 2:30 PM

May our Lord Bless & Comfort You & Your Family during this Time of Grief. Please accept our Sincere Condolences.

  • Smithton
  • IL
Pat (Moore) Rettig said : Guest Report Apr 11, 2018 at 5:14 PM

My condolences to the Louvier and Menard families, especially Jim Menard and Yvonne P. I will always remember our good times at bingo. Even got to holler sometimes). RIP

  • Fairview Heights
  • Illinois
Randy Keller said : Guest Report Apr 10, 2018 at 8:08 PM

Sorry for your loss, what a wonderful women she was.

  • Arnold
  • Mo

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