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Louis Janus

d. September 2, 2022

Gulf Hills, Ocean Springs

Louis Janus, a resident of Gulf Hills, Ocean Springs, MS, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2022, in New Orleans, LA.  Louis was born in Handsboro, MS.  He was of the Catholic faith.

Louis was preceded by his parents, John and Mary Janus; his siblings, Stanley, John, Edmund, and Adela Brown.

Louis is survived by his wife, Marilyn; his beloved son and step-son, Jeffrey Janus, San Diego, CA, and Craig Dale (Sherry), Hot Springs, AR.  He is also survived by his loving brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Gene Janus (Marcella), Ocean Springs, MS; sister-in-law Donna Janus; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Always a patriot, Louis proudly served in the U. S. Navy as a Corpsman.

Having a brilliant mind, Louis was a Chemist, Mathematician, and Industrial Hygienist, Comprehensive Practice.  It was his intelligence and knowledge that designed, and implemented, a pure-water system for Ingalls Shipyard, water pure enough to meet standards for utilization in nuclear reactors installed aboard Ingalls-built nuclear submarines.  Prior to Louis’s design, suitable water for the systems was purchased, and transported, from the city of Mobile, AL.

Always of a scientific lean, Louis co-authored a study of, “Evaluation of Microbiologically Industrial Corrosion in an Estuary”.  He was awarded numerous honors for his scientific achievements and expertise.

Following his retirement, Louis applied his knowledge as an Industrial Hygienist Consultant to various companies and Government entities, in assisting them to meet required safety and health standards established by the U.S. Government.

In pursuit of advanced knowledge, Louis studied at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; University of California, Berkeley, CA; Bowdoin College, Brunswick Maine; Loyola University, New Orleans, LA; and the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.

In lieu of a service, there will be a private memorial for family at a later date.

The Riemann Family Funeral Home, West Jackson County served the family.

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