MONSON - Louis C. Southland, 77, died unexpectedly January 15, 2015, at Eastern Maine Medical Center. He was born on January 2, 1938, in Warwick, RI, the son of Robert A. and Gertrude M. (Horbert) Southland.
Louis received his GED while serving in the U.S. Army in the 1960's. He loved the wilderness, animals, hunting, gardening, fishing and bird watching.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Robert; and grandson, Brandon. Surviving relatives: son, David L. Southland and his wife, Erika Southland; twin daughters, Holly M. Lovelace and Cindy E. Southland; sister, Marion Houston of FL; brothers, John Southland and Gerard Southland of RI, and Paul Southland of FL; 4 grandchildren, Sheena Southland, Lynly Lovelace, Ryan Banashak and Emma Banashak; great-grandchild, Briana Southland; dear friend, Joan Laroche of Monson, ME; and many nieces and nephews.
A service of remembrance will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at 84 Tenney Hill Road, Monson, ME. Those who wish to remember Louis in a special way may make gifts or donations in his memory to the Humane Society. Memorial Alternatives, 205 Center St., Bangor.