Louis M. Bouillon, 87

Louis M. Bouillon, 87

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Louis M. “Bud” Bouillon, 87,  died on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at 1:36 a.m. at Carlinville Rehab. He was born on Oct. 28, 1929, in Honey Point Township, the youngest child of William and Rocelia (Rathke) Bouillon.

He married Betty R. Karrick on April 30, 1949; she survives.

He retired from Monterey No. 1 Mine in Carlinville in 1994  after 20 years’ employment. Previous employers included the Alton Boxboard and MJM Electric Service Co-op.

He was a charter member of Cross Church in Carlinville and served for many years as a Sunday school teacher and deacon. He had many interests and talents, including woodworking, fishing, bowling, softball, gardening, and reading. His great loves were God and his family.

Survivors include his wife; children, including daughter-in-law Sandra E. (Hollis) Bouillon of Carlinville, Michael R. (Mila) Bouillon, of Clovis, Calif., Robyn A. Bouillon of Carlinville, Jody L. (Jeanne) Bouillon of Gillespie and Timothy J. (Alta) Bouillon, Carlinville; grandchildren, Brian (Rachelle) Bouillon of Carlinville; ,Jamie Wing (fiancé Kim Rogers) of Carlinville, Kyle (Sarah) King of Oconomowoc Wisc., Tamara Wing of Carlinville, Erin Bouillon of Gillespie, TJ Bouillon of Carlinville and Madeline Bouillon of Carlinville; great-grandchildren, Dane and Megan Bouillon and Andrew Hawk, all of Carlinville; several step-great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; one sister, Pauline Jennings of Springfield; and sister-in-law Janet Watson of Gillespie.

His parents; oldest son, Mark S. Bouillon; a brother; and four sisters preceded him in death.

Visitation was held Friday, July 7, from 9-11 a.m. at Cross Church, Carlinville, with the funeral immediately following at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment was at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Route 4 South, Carlinville.

Memorials may be made to Cross Church.