Colleen M. ‘Kelly’ Louis


Sept. 29, 1964 - Oct. 23, 2012



Colleen M. “Kelly” Louis of Waukesha died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, surrounded by her family at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 48. She was born in Dallas, Texas, on Sept. 29, 1964, the daughter of Robert and Doris (nee Lechner) Hayes.


Kelly came to Wisconsin as a child and was a 1982 graduate of Cedarburg High School and then attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.  On June 9, 1990, she married Timothy Louis. She worked as a travel agent for Ferris Travel in Waukesha and worked part time at the Tobacco Outlet on Sunset Drive. Kelly loved to participate in sporting events like bowling and volleyball with her husband. She was a member of First Assembly of God.


She will be missed by her husband, Tim of Waukesha; their two children, Carly and Hunter Louis of Waukesha; her parents, Robert and Doris Hayes of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; her brothers, Gregory Hayes of Windfield, Ill., and Jeff (Melissa) Hayes of Waupun; and her sister, Amy (J.C.) DeVera of Phoenix, Ariz.  She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Monday, Oct. 29, at First Assembly of God, 1314 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Todd Pope will preside.


A memorial fund to benefit Carly and Hunter’s education has been set up at Associated Bank, 704 N. Grand Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.


Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.