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Louise A. Levra


October 19, 2018

CHICAGO, Ill. — Louise A. Levra, 92, passed away peacefully on Oct. 9, 2018, at Covenant Home Assisted Living in Chicago.

Louise was born March 18, 1926, in Iron Belt, Wis., the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Perrero) Levra. She attended Iron Belt schools, graduating with the class of 1944. She worked for a short time in Ironwood, Mich., before moving to Chicago, where she was an administrative assistant for Vlasicol Chemical Corporation until her retirement in 1988.

Louise was a longtime member of St. Andrews Catholic Church in Chicago. In addition to participating in their Golden Leisure senior group, she was an avid bowler, bingo player and enjoyed all types of needlework. In her earlier years, she was an avid world traveler.

Louise is survived by a brother, George (Mary Ann), many nieces and nephews, cousins and special friend, Paul Perrero. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, John, Tony and Joseph Levra, and sisters, Catherine Snarski, Mary Levra, Agnes Gulan, Thomasina Gulan and Margaret Gulan.

Out of respect for Louise’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of Louise’s life will be held at Covenant Home in Chicago on Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hurley, Wis., on Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Frank Kordek presiding, preceded by visitation at 10 a.m. at the church.

Rite of committal will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Iron Belt, followed by lunch at Sidekicks in Iron Belt. Christian Funeral Home of Chicago is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.


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