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Louise Sprencel Theroux
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1893
Valparaiso
Porter County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1988
Clearwater
Pinellas County
Florida, USA

Louise Sprencel Theroux was was born in Valparaiso, IN, the great great great granddaughter of Captain Antoine Paulin (1727-1816), the French-born commander of the second Canadian Regiment under Colonel Moses Hazan. She was the great great granddaughter of Steven Dumas and Mary Paulin Dumas, the great granddaughter of Edward and Emily Dumas, the granddaughter of David Noel and Julia Noel Noel (Noel was also her maiden name) and the daughter of Louis Paul Sprencel and Emma Noel Sprencel. Her other grandparents married in Chicago in 1856: Joseph X. Sprenzel (the spelling was later changed) and Theresia (Echtler) Sprencel. Louise lived most of her life as the wife of Michigan State University professor Frank Theroux (whom she married on June 22, 1918 and is buried next to) and the mother of Louis, Frank, Robert, Paul, Charles, James and Frances. (Frances' married name: Kush.) All seven of Frank and Louise's kids became graduates of Michigan State -- the largest group of siblings ever to accomplish that feat at MSU. She and her husband moved to Clearwater, FL in 1971. Louise was a member of St. Ceclia's Catholic Church in Clearwater and the Clearwater and East Lansing Women's Clubs. Her survivors included 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Paul Sprencel (1863 - 1938)
  Emma Noel Sprencel (1871 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Frank R. Theroux (1891 - 1974)
 
 Children:
  Louis N. Theroux (1919 - 2006)*
  Frank Henry Theroux (1925 - 2011)*
  Frances Marie Theroux Kush (1930 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Agnes B Armour (1891 - 1958)**
  Louise Sprencel Theroux (1893 - 1988)
  Lillian Sprencel Barman (1895 - 1981)*
  Grace Marie Sprencel Fisher (1897 - 1986)*
  Mary Theresa Sprencel Comeford (1906 - 1961)*
  Julia Sprencel Martin (1906 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park
Clearwater
Pinellas County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Gary Theroux
Record added: Feb 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65853421
Louise <i>Sprencel</i> Theroux
Added by: Gary Theroux
 
Louise <i>Sprencel</i> Theroux
Added by: Gary Theroux
 
Louise <i>Sprencel</i> Theroux
Added by: Gary Theroux
 
 
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The ideal loving grandmother who always made everyone feel right at home. And if you looked thirsty, she'd lead you to the back porch, open the metal, ice water filled cooler and say, "How about a nice bottle of pop?"
- Gary Theroux
 Added: Feb. 19, 2011
 
 
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