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Service held for Louis Lou Meneilly

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Former Chesterton resident Louis “Lou” Meneilly of Jasper, Ind. died at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2010 in Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center in Jasper. He was 71.

Born on August 9, 1938 in Pittsburgh, Pa., he was the son of Andrew and Dorothy (Geyer) Meneilly. On Sept. 2, 1961, he married Sharilyn Rice, who survives.

Also surviving are son Scott Meneilly of Jasper; daughter Diann Meneilly Horney of Jasper; sisters Shirley Babcock of Porter and Andrea Barney of Valparaiso; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sister Bonnie Noteboom.

Lou moved to Jasper in 1978 after working 16 years as an insurance commercial underwriter. He came to Jasper as a partner in the Krapf-Barley Agency and was the sole owner of ISU Krapf-Bartley, Inc. Lou was a CPCU and ARM designee and a recipient of the Don Quixote Lifetime Acheivement Award. He was a past president of the Muncie Jaycees and a past president of the Jasper Kiwanis, and served as treasurer of the Jasper Country Club Board for one year.

Private services were held at the Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home in Jasper.


Posted 3/11/2010