Lewis ‘Louie’ Shenefield

September 18, 2023 at 6:25 p.m.


SYRACUSE – Lewis "Louie" Shenefield, 88, of Syracuse, passed away on Sept. 16, 2023, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.  
He was born on March 27, 1935, to Lyndon and Florence Bowman Shenefield. He was a 1953 Pierceton High School graduate. On April 11, 1954, he married his high school sweetheart, Yevonne Brown. He worked in agriculture all his life, with the majority of his time spent as a dairy farmer. He will be remembered as a hard worker and always a prankster. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his son, Mike Shenefield, of Syracuse; daughter, Leslie (Dennis) Darr, of Syracuse; five granddaughters: Katie (Jon) Lechlitner, Kelly (Scott) Kaiser, Sarah (Bill) Reynolds, Nicole (Jason) Wiese and Holly Shenefield; one great-grandson, Carson Kaiser; and one sister, Rachel Aaron.
Services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. at Eastlund Funeral Home. Calling will be two hours prior to the service, from noon until 2 p.m. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Pierceton.
Memorial contributions may be made by providing grocery or gas cards to a local family that is in need. Information will be provided at the funeral home.

SYRACUSE – Lewis "Louie" Shenefield, 88, of Syracuse, passed away on Sept. 16, 2023, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.  
He was born on March 27, 1935, to Lyndon and Florence Bowman Shenefield. He was a 1953 Pierceton High School graduate. On April 11, 1954, he married his high school sweetheart, Yevonne Brown. He worked in agriculture all his life, with the majority of his time spent as a dairy farmer. He will be remembered as a hard worker and always a prankster. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his son, Mike Shenefield, of Syracuse; daughter, Leslie (Dennis) Darr, of Syracuse; five granddaughters: Katie (Jon) Lechlitner, Kelly (Scott) Kaiser, Sarah (Bill) Reynolds, Nicole (Jason) Wiese and Holly Shenefield; one great-grandson, Carson Kaiser; and one sister, Rachel Aaron.
Services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. at Eastlund Funeral Home. Calling will be two hours prior to the service, from noon until 2 p.m. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Pierceton.
Memorial contributions may be made by providing grocery or gas cards to a local family that is in need. Information will be provided at the funeral home.

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