Obituary of Louis H Mommaerts
Louis H. Mommaerts 92, North Port, FL passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 21, 2022. Louis was born on August 10, 1930 to George & Alice (Euclide) Mommaerts, Sr. in Green Bay, WI. He was the youngest of four boys.
He attended Annunciation of the BVM and Catholic Central High Schools in Green Bay. He joined the United States Marine Corps and served in combat in the Korean Conflict with the First Marine Division 11th Marines.
He graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Architecture with a Bachelor’s degree. His architectural career spanned 43 years with the last 25 years being self-employed. Louis was a registered architect in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Arizona and Iowa. He specialized in commercial construction designing office buildings, churches and Fleet Farm stores in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
On September 17th, 1955 he married Serena (Hackelberg) Mommaerts at Annunciation Catholic Church, Green Bay. They raised their three children, building a beautiful life together over 67 years of marriage. He was a dedicated, faithful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is already deeply missed.
Louis is survived by his wife Serena of North Port, FL, David & Jean (Krause) Mommaerts of North Port, FL, Ellen Mommaerts of Neenah, WI, Steven & Rose (Beeton) Mommaerts of Bangkok, Thailand. His grandchildren Kenneth & Sheila (Stoltz) Esler of Stevens Point, WI, Jennifer & Don Ward of Happy Valley, OR. Great-grandchildren Edwin Ward & Olen Ward. Step-great grandchildren Eric (Michelle) Waterson, Stevens Point, WI; Ashley (Jake) Smiley, Harshaw, WI. He is further survived by 20 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents George & Alice Mommaerts, Sr.; his three brothers and sisters-in-law Wilbert (Bill) & Mary Mommaerts, George & Elizabeth Mommaerts, Jr., Harold & Doris Mommaerts; sisters-in-law & brothers-in-law Carol & Clinton Lovelace, Elna & Darryl Disney. Father-in-law & mother-in-law Tilford & Gerna Hackelberg. Nephews John Mommaerts and Thomas Mommaerts.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at San Pedro Catholic Church starting at 10am, with Mass following promptly at 11am. Louis will be laid to rest at Sarasota National Cemetery on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 10:30.
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