Louis Leon Mader

April 29, 1953March 5, 2018

Louis Leon Mader, age 64, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 8:36 PM at his residence. He was born on April 29, 1953 in Celina, Ohio, to the late Leon Charles Mader and Janet (Grise) Kirkland. Lou is survived by his siblings, Anthony “Tony” Mader of Bradford, Theresa Mader of Greenville, Marie Dean of Huntsville, Georgia, Dominic Mader of Greenville, Angela Mader of Greenville and Steve Mader of Union City, Ohio; best friend, Mark Singer of Tennessee; longtime friend, Becky Cook of Fletcher, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sister, Wanda Marshal; brother, Charles Mader; niece, Kelly Dean; nephew, Gary Marshal and brother in law, Rick Dean. Lou retired from Fram and was a member of the United States Navy. He entered active duty on August 26, 1971 where he served in the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged on September 5, 1973. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:30 AM at St. Bernhard Catholic Church in Burkettsville, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. Jim Smith celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Bernhard Catholic Cemetery, Burkettsville, Ohio, where there will be a Military Graveside Service conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard. Family will receive friends on Friday, March 9, 2018 from 6-9 PM as well as on Saturday from 9:00 – 9:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the GIVE Medical Ministry in Covington, Ohio, or Hospice of Miami Valley. Condolence for the family may be sent through


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gary trump

March 10, 2018

Denise and the Mader family. We are very surprised and saddened to hear of Louie's passing. He worked with me several summers painting and worked together on other projects. He was a super guy and a pleasure to be around. We will miss him, but I am sure that his family will miss him even more. With deepest regrets, Gary and Gail Trump, Greenville, Oh.

Mark & Sherry Echeman

March 10, 2018

Tony and entire Mader family,
Mark and I are both so saddened for your loss. We worked at FRAM with Louie, and thought the world of him. He was always kind spoken and a hard worker. We so enjoyed visiting him last Fall at Rest Haven, but knew he was struggling. Such a huge loss to all who knew him.
Praying for Peace to all your Hearts, and Strength for the coming days ahead.

Chiquita Reynols

March 7, 2018

Marie, Angela, Steve, Tony...know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are always here for you and we send our love and sincere condolences. XOXO

Mona Lease

March 7, 2018

Angie: I am saddened to hear of your loss. May your memories give you comfort.