He moved to Spokane in 1951, and attended Gonzaga and Elevator Tech School.
Louis served for three years in the Marine Corps.
He worked for Western Electric, Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) and as a Landscaper.
He was a member of the Grads Club, Cop Shop, NOPs, Restorative Justice and was the founder of Northwest Treasure Hunters.
Louis enjoyed metal detecting, fishing and hunting, automotive repair, dancing and music.
He is survived by his children, Mike, James, Jerry, Sue, Debbie and Robert; brother, Bobby Allen; sister, Doris Green; many grandkids and many great-grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Ethal Allen; son, Pat and his mother and father.
Visitation on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 3:00 - 8:00 pm.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 10:00 am at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home.
Interment at Fairmount Memorial Park.
The family requests donations be made to Ronald McDonald House in lieu of flowers.