Louie Michael Chavez June 21, 1930 - Jan. 7, 2010 Resident of Brentwood Beloved husband of Carol A. Chavez; loving father of Craig (wife Torbjia), Cameron, and Keith (wife Jill) Chavez; and grandfather of Eric, Christopher, Robby, Tyler, and Derek. Louie was born in Del Ray, CA and moved to Brentwood, where he lived for over 70 years. He graduated from Liberty Union High School. He was in the Army and served in Korea. He became a Meat cutter in 1955 and worked at various stores for over 43 years. Louie is survived by brothers Ralph, Roy, Frank, Chris, Albert Chavez; and sisters Sara Larscheid and Josie Lodge. Friends and family are invited to visitation at Brentwood Funeral Home (925) 634-2171, located at 839, First St. on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 from 5pm to 8pm and a Funeral Mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 500 Fairview Ave., Brentwood the following day, Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 365 Lennon Lane, Suite 140, Walnut Creek, CA 94598.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Jan. 12, 2010.