Louis V. Limbach, 89, of Greenfield, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Kindred Healthcare in Greenfield. Born on May 19, 1922, he was the son of Theodore and Clara (Bredemeier) Limbach. Louis married Nell Blankenship and worked for Chrysler for over thirty years before retiring in 1983.
Louis was a member of St. John United Church of Christ, the Hancock Masonic Lodge, the Murat Shrine, and the Scottish Rite. He was also a member of UAW #1226 and was a volunteer coach for the Warren Township Little League. Additionally, he was an Assistant Day Chief and Volunteer Fireman for Warren Township for 25 years. Mr. Limbach enjoyed fishing and was an I.U. basketball fan.
Surviving him are his wife, Nell Limbach of Greenfield; children, Greg Limbach of Indianapolis, Janet (James) Smith of Brown County, Camille (Gary) Matthews of Oaklandon, and Mary Lou Feist of Indianapolis; step-daughter, Brenda (Bill) Wade of Indianapolis, step-son, Paul (Thresia) Blankenship of Alabama; twelve grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents; 13 brothers and sisters; and former wives, Margaret M. Limbach and Maggie Limbach.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the mortuary. Pastor Audrey Alexander will be officiating and burial will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John United Church of Christ, 11000 East Washington St., Indianapolis, IN, 46229. Friends may share a memory or send a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com or email condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org.