Lou "Louie" E. Zangerle
June 30, 1938- February 5, 2010
Lou "Louie" E. Zangerle died Friday, February 5, 2010 at St. Mary's Hospital due to complications from a head injury.
He was born in Ried Tirol, Austria June 30, 1938. He was educated in Wisconsin and worked as a draftsman. His second position was as a mechanical engineer for gas structures in AutoCAD design and detail. He was employed in Denver for Sterns & Rodgers Engineering as a project supervisor until moving to Grand Junction in 1986. Louie enjoyed skiing and downhill racing, rebuilding hotrods, and model trains, zither, and polka music. He attended Appleton Christian Church and was loved by all. He enjoyed exercising and Chinese food, also being retired and traveling and cruising with his wife, Charlotte.
Louie is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Charlotte; son, Steve Dressler from Nashville, TN; three grandchildren, Alec, Mitchell, and Madison; sister, Marianne (Terry) Miech; brothers, Magnus (Sharon), Arther (Jean), and Benjamin (Kathy) all from Wisconsin; Joseph (Stela) Zangerle from Alabama, and several nieces, nephews, and friends. Louie is preceded in death by his son, Keven; parents, Raymond and Maria, and brothers, John and Raymond Zangerle.
Services will be held at Appleton Christian Church on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers, may be made in Louie's honor to Appleton Christian Church.
Published in The Daily Sentinel from Feb. 10 to Feb. 11, 2010.