Louis M. Valencia

Louis M. Valencia

November 10, 1959 – October 26, 2019

Omaha Fire Captain.  Preceded in death by father, Leandro Valencia, Sr.  Survived by wife, Kathleen; children: Anthony Valencia and Rosa Valencia-O’Donnell (Terrence); grandchildren: James, Esperanza, and Carmelo; mother, Esperanza Valencia; brother, Leandro Valencia, Jr. (Kelly); sisters, Lisa Valencia and Laura Valencia-Flores; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Nov. 1st from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  SERVICES: Saturday, Nov. 2nd at 8:15am at the West Center Chapel to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 23rd & “O” for MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 9am.  Memorials will be directed by the family.




  • Garry Gernandt Posted October 29, 2019 8:22 pm

    My deepest sympathy to Lou’s family and friends. He will be missed by those hearts he touched. Eternal rest my friend.

  • Neacho/Felix Sandoval and Family Posted October 29, 2019 10:31 pm

    Hi Kathy, I’m so sorry for your loss. You have our families condolences. He will be missed..

  • MARILYN Posted October 30, 2019 12:26 am

    So very sorry. Louie was one of the nicest man I have ever met. You shall be missed by alot of people only because you was LOVED by all of us. All my LOVE to YOU and your FAMILY NOW, FOREVER & ALWAYS. Marilyn, Michael & Raymond Perez

  • Donna Dutcher Posted October 30, 2019 6:42 am

    I am praying for all of you. Gone to soon.
    my deepest sympathies to all of you

  • david patlan Posted October 30, 2019 7:28 am

    Sorry for your loss. RIP my friend. Prayers 4 the family..

  • Tracy Posted October 30, 2019 7:56 am

    Louie always had a smile on his face whenever I saw him. He will he missed but never forgotten.

  • Matt & Katie Kohles Posted October 30, 2019 8:08 am

    Rosa & family, Matt and I are so very sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great guy. We have very fond memories from the visit to Mexico. Please know our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family.

  • Lisa A Todd Posted October 30, 2019 9:48 am

    Louie was a wonderful guy who could always bring a smile. Sincere sympathies to all of you-a life cut way too short.

  • Donna Augustine-Cardella Posted October 30, 2019 11:59 am

    Here’s to a life well lived…Louie always made me laugh… Love, sympathy & Prayers to his loved ones, especially his “Fire family”

  • Kathy Galvan Posted October 30, 2019 1:55 pm

    Very sorry for your loss, prayers to all the Valencia family.

  • Anne Sloger- Nickerson Posted October 30, 2019 5:21 pm

    What a great guy gone too soon! I will always remember his smile. May he rest in peace.

  • Mike Donohue Posted October 30, 2019 5:21 pm

    Eternal rest grant unto him oh Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he Rest In Peace. Amen!

  • Cheryl Graser Posted October 30, 2019 5:59 pm

    My sincere condolences to the family. Louie was an awesome person! He always had a smile for you, a hug when you needed one and he could always make you laugh! Rest In Peace Louie and God Bless your family.

  • Mignon Grote Posted October 31, 2019 7:00 am

    So very sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all his family.

  • Pat & Beth Palma Posted October 31, 2019 8:41 am

    We are very sad to hear the news about Louie. He was a good man and I have happy memories going back to OLG basketball. Our condolences and God bless your family.

  • Chaco Hunter Posted October 31, 2019 9:50 am

    Good bye buddy See you on the flip side

  • Rose (Brinkman) Lee Posted October 31, 2019 10:21 am

    Rest in eternal peace my friend 🙏 Godspeed 🙏

  • Carol Ruswick Sorensen Posted October 31, 2019 10:40 am

    Espi, my heart goes out to you for your loss of Louie. I remember him as a teenager., and how you spoke so highly of him. I still have many fond memories of our HiLinc days at Hawthorne and Spring Lake. Prayers for your family.

  • David and Lisa Rimington Posted October 31, 2019 11:40 am

    Our thoughts and prayers to Kathleen and Valencia family . Louie was a great friend and teammate – R.I.P. Louie

  • Tracy Redden-Carmichael Posted October 31, 2019 7:21 pm

    My deepest condolences to everyone. May your fondest memories be in your hearts forever!

  • Isaac B. Espejo Posted November 1, 2019 8:19 am

    From our family to your, so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Tammi and Jim Slater Posted November 1, 2019 4:30 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to Kathy and Family,
    May you Cherish all the beautiful memories for ever.

  • Bradley Hildebrandt Posted November 1, 2019 4:55 pm

    My deepest sympathy to Kathy and your family. I worked with Louie on the Omaha Fire Department, what a fine man!!

  • Fran Hernandez Posted November 1, 2019 7:15 pm

    My deepest condolences to the Valencia family for your loss. May he rest in peace.

  • Luke Jay Cochran Posted November 3, 2019 10:16 am

    So very sorry , sadly was too sick to attend funeral
    So many years always seen you smile , good days or bad .
    Life spend being a good man .
    You are an inspiration to us all
    God speed my brother , till we ride again

  • Nancy Holzapfel/Phillips Posted May 31, 2020 10:28 am

    I grew up with the Valencia family having lived next door to them for 20+ years. I have many ,many fond memories! I didn’t hear of Louie’s passing until I read the”Graduation” article in the Sunday Word-Herald.I am deeply sorry for your families loss . With prayers Nancy

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