Louis was a business agent and negotiator for Operating Engineers Union Local 101. In his earlier years, he had previously served as funeral director. Louis was a member of Christ Church, Fairview Heights, IL. He was a small aircraft pilot who loved to travel. He also enjoyed woodworking and nature. His true passion, however, was deer hunting. Most of all, he was a very proud grandpa and loved his family dearly.
Louis loved to do random acts of kindness and always noticed a person in need. As a final act of kindness, he donated organs for Parkinson’s Disease research.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Florence, nee Kuhl, Loepker; and a nephew, Brian Majeski.
Surviving are his wife of 22 years, Donna, nee Brewer, Loepker, whom he married October 4, 1997;
his children, Ryan Loepker and Chelsie (Ryan) McWhorter;
a grandson, Charles Joseph “Charlie” Loepker;
two sisters, Janice (Steve) Gilmor,
and Kathy Majeski;
a brother, Jim (Carol) Loepker;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.