Loren Joe Van Lue
September 15, 1926 – November 4, 2018
Niles - Loren Joe Van Lue, 92, a resident of Niles, MI, passed away at 2:30am on November 4, 2018 in the Center for Hospice in South Bend.
Joe was born on September 15, 1926 in Niles to the late, William and Helene (Stick) Van Lue. On September 20,1947, in Niles, Joe married Irene Elizabeth (Freese) and she passed way on November 18, 2012. Joe was also preceded in death by brothers, Jack, Jim, Jerry, and Mike Van Lue
Joe is survived by daughters, Susan (James) Cook, Jackie (Paul) Franklin, and Judy (Ed) Mullis; brothers, Dr. William (Joan) Van Lue, and Larry (Sally) Van Lue; grandson, Andrew (Julie) Cook; and great-grandson, Logan Cook.
Joe honorably served his country as a US Marine during World War II. He was a graduate of Niles High School in 1944 and retired as an electrician from the rail road. He enjoyed playing cards and shooting pool with his friends. He loved spending time playing golf and working in his workshop. Joe will be greatly missed by his many friends and family and would want you all to celebrate with a cold one in his memory.
Joe requested that he be cremated, and no services will take place at this time. HALBRITTER WICKENS FUNERAL HOME, 615 E. Main St., Niles is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences for the family may be made at www.halbritterwickens.com.