In Memoriam: Louis (Louie) Lex
Louis (Louie) Lex, Sr., 91, died Tuesday, May 23, at Accura Healthcare of Ames. He is survived by Louise (PhD 1977 Education), his wife of 62 years and a former political science faculty member at Iowa State University; daughter, Andrea (MS 1993 Journalism & Mass Communication) (Abdul Sudam, BS 1995 Industrial Engineering); son, Louis (Tricia); foster daughter, Peg Smith; and three grandchildren.
Lex joined the ISU faculty in the Department of Community and Regional Planning as an assistant professor in 1972 and was promoted to associate professor in 1975. He taught classes in planning and environmental law until his retirement in 1999.
Lex’s body has been deeded to the University of Iowa College of Medicine. A memorial event will be held on the Iowa State campus in July. View obituary
May 30, 2017 2:37 pm