MACKINAW - Lewis F. "Louie" Herberger, 88, of Moore Haven, Fla., formerly of Mackinaw and Peoria, died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Lake Wales, Fla.
He was born on March 4, 1924, in Mackinaw and moved to Moore Haven 30 years ago from Peoria.
He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a retired journeyman carpenter and 60-year member of Union 183. His favorite time was spent on his boat fishing.
He is survived by his daughters, Marti Painter and her husband, Don, of Lake Wales, and Marilyn Hilsenhoff of Mackinaw; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; his siblings, Betty, Irene and Bob; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hope; and children, Franci L. Kestner, twin sons, Lewis Jr. and Lester C.; and a brother, Herbie.
A private memorial service will be at a later date. Arrangements were handled by Johnson Funeral Home, Lake Wales, Fla., Johnsonfuneralhomelakewales.net.