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Ray Emile Nehlig, Sr., age 86, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016. He was born in New Orleans and was a resident of St. Bernard.
Mr. Nehlig was the husband of the late Vivian Albin Nehlig, to whom he was married for 35 years until her death in 2005; son of the late Henry and Johanna Foeckler Nehlig; father of Ray E. Nehlig, Jr. (susan); Wanda Sue Morrow (David); Raymond E. Nehlig, Sr., (Tiffany); Charles Ray Nehlig (Stacey); and Martin O. Nehlig, Sr. (Sherie); grandfather of Tracie Wallace (Phillip); Vivian Asevado (Frank); Quinten Nunnery; David Clark; Raymond E. Nehlig, Jr.; Colby Barlett; RayShell Nehlig (Mickey); Johafer Cross; Kacee Jackson; Taylor Nehlig; Charles Nehlig; Martin O. Nehlig, Jr.; and Brissa Taylor; great-grandfather of 14; brother of Richard Emile Nehlig; Beverly Maynard (Eddie); and the late Myrtle, Emile, Jr.; Dave; Daisy; Charles; and Johanna. Mr. Nehlig is also survived by numerous nieces nephews, family and friends.
Mr. Nehlig enjoyed working in his shed building things, catching perch, visiting Hotwok every Friday night (faithfully) and spending time with family and friends. He will be remembered for pumping out tanks with a cigar in his mouth. Mr. Nehlig was a retired employee of the St. Bernard Parish School Board, having served for 32 years.
Relatives and fiends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Friday, April 15, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. A funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel. Mr. Nehlig will be laid to rest in Westmorland Cemetery, 33776 Hwy. 16, Amite, Louisiana 70422.
Nehlig, Ray Emile, Jr., Obituary, found on Facebook