The Obit For Louis Comparin

Louis Comparin (1925 - 2010)

Published in Star-Telegram on September 6, 2010

Louis Comparin, 85, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Arlington Funeral Home Chapel, 1221 E. Division, Arlington.

Interment: Moore Memorial Gardens.

Visitation: The family will receive friends 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, prior to the service.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Alzheimer's Association of Greater Dallas: www.alz.org/greaterdallas.

Louis was born Aug. 5, 1925, in San Antonio. He graduated from Brackenridge High School and then joined the U.S. Army and received two Purple Heart medals for his service in World War II. Louis attended St. Mary's University in San Antonio where he played baseball and basketball.

He played professional baseball in the Chicago White Sox minor leagues. He married Novella Yvonne Miller in 1950. He retired from LTV in 1984. Louis was a lifetime member of the Purple Heart Chapter 1879 and the LTV Retiree Club.

He and Novella attended the Oak Lawn Methodist Church. Louis had many talents but was best at being a son, brother, husband, father, grandparent and uncle. He loved to travel and was constantly working on projects. He will be missed by all of his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ruth Comparin; and brothers, Rudy, Robert and Angel Comparin.

Survivors: His loving wife of 60 years, Novella Comparin; children, John and wife, Joanne, Tony and wife, Debbi, and Cynthia and husband, Denny Alberts; sisters, Margaret Karambis of San Antonio and MaryAnn Sadon of Laguna Niguel, Calif.; grandchildren, MaryAnn, Angelina, Cashen, Joseph and Jenna; and great-grandchildren, London and Jacoby.