Monalou Lou Cannis
Monalou Lou Cannis
  • February 13, 1936 - September 11, 2017
  • Helotes, Texas

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Monalou Bertsch Cannis, passed peacefully into her Lord's arms while at home surrounded by her loving family. Monalou was the beloved daughter of Herman and Helen Bertsch and the cherished sister of her two brothers Lyle and Rodney Bertsch. Monalou was raised in Grabill, Indiana. A 1954 graduate of Leo High School "Lou" excelled at anything music. Monalou touched hundreds of lives through her tireless efforts with Teen Challenge. "Lou" was the proud mother of three daughters, Tamira Zimmerman Bradford, Shelley Zimmerman Lerch and Kim Zimmerman Richardson. Lou adored her seven grandchildren and her 12 great-grandchildren. Graveside Service will be 11am on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials are to the American Cancer Society. For online condolences, please visit