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Louisa Kerhoulas

Louisa Maria Kerhoulas

January 25th, 1934 - April 27th, 2023

Louisa's Obituary

Louisa Maria Kerhoulas, 89, of New Buffalo, MI, passed away on Thursday – April 27, 2023. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel – 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, MI.

Louisa was born in Sparta, Greece on January 25, 1934 to the late Spiro and Marika (Nikolopoulos) Papaeliou. She married Michail Theodore Kerhoulas on May 8, 1960 in Tripoli, Greece. Shortly after their wedding they moved to the United States.

Louisa was an active member of the Annunciation & Agia Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Church in New Buffalo. Louisa had a strong faith in God and persistent involvement with the church. She was a member of the Philoptochos Society and taught Greek and Sunday school for over twenty years. She was also active in the public schools as a room parent, chaperone and involved with the PTA. Louisa was the office manager at the family business of Kerhoulas Insurance Agency and Lakeshore Realty for over 50 years. She enjoyed helping others and was a friend to all. Louisa was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, and will be greatly missed.

Louisa is survived by her husband Michail; her children – Ted (Sherri) Kerhoulas of New Buffalo, Vicky (Dino) Yotides of Purchase, NY, and Maria (Basil) Danos of Wadsworth, IL; grandchildren – Jaimee Shah, Catherine Schaetzle, Christina Yotides, Peter Danos, Michail Danos and Kristina Danos; great-grandchildren Noah Shah and Stefanos Schaetzle; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews both here in the U.S. and in Greece. Louisa is preceded in death by her brother Nick Papaeliou.

Services for Louisa will take place on Monday – May 1, 11:00am, at the Annunciation & Agia Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Church in New Buffalo, with Rev. Fr. Paul Martin officiating. Visitation with the family precedes the service from 10:00-11:00am at the church. Burial follows at Pine Grove Cemetery in New Buffalo. Memorial contributions in Louisa’s memory may be made to the Church or to the donor’s favorite charity. Friends wishing to leave the family a message of condolence may do so at www.sommerfeldchapel.com

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