Louis Francis Gluth, born in Chicago, IL on Oct. 11, 1922 died October 11, 2016 on his 94th birthday

Written by Brust Funeral Home on October 13th, 2016

gluthLouis Francis Gluth, born in Chicago, IL on Oct. 11, 1922 died October 11, 2016 on his 94th birthday, at home surrounded by his loving family.

He attended St. Benedict’s Grammar School in Chicago, IL and Lane Tech High School, also in Chicago.

He was a WW II member of the US 87th Mountain Infantry, 10th Mountain Division and served in the Aleutian Islands and the Italian Campaign from February 1943-December 1945.

After the war, he built, installed and repaired and hydraulic equipment and later built, installed, repaired and sold automation equipment.

Lou was a resident of Lombard since 1953.

He was the beloved husband of Lorraine nee Snyder for 69 years; loving father of Richard (Kathy), Kathleen(David), Christine(Michael), Nancy(David), Valerie(Tom) and Laura(Marion); devoted grandfather of 10 and great grandfather of 9; son of the late Charles and Mary Gluth; Brother of the Late Carl, Joseph, Cecilia, Martha and Rita Gluth.

Visitation will be held on Monday October 17, 2016 from 4-8pm at Brust Funeral Home 135 S. Main St, Lombard, IL. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, with prayers at 9:30 AM from Brust Funeral Home to  Sacred Heart Church 114 S. Elizabeth St. Lombard, IL, for

10 AM Mass. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, River Grove, IL.

For more info 888-629-0094.

 

4 Comments so far ↓

  1. Bella Zielinski says:

    Lou was one of the most beautiful people I’ve ever met. Kind and always smiling. My deepest sympathy to his wonderful family.

  2. John Risko says:

    My deepest sympathy to the Gluth family

  3. Pamela Hutcheson says:

    I have know the Gluth family for many years, and to say Lou will be missed is an understatement. I looked forward to his sweet smile and warm hugs. He will be truly missed by all. Love, Pam

  4. S. Richmond says:

    My sincere condolences. May God’s peace and tender mercies be with you and may you be comforted by His grand future promises. -Revelation 21:3,4; Isaiah 25:8; Acts 24:15

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