Lillian Nickolis Schwander joined the love of her life, Louis Theodore Schwander Jr. on November 13, 2019. Lillian was born in New Orleans, La on February 26, 1947. She is a graduate of Holy Angels Academy, class of 1965 and was a parishioner of St. Angela Merici. Lillian is survived by her three children Tessa Gates (Larry), Tracy Alonzo (Kurt), and Louis “Todd” Schwander (Stephanie), her grandchildren Kaila (Michael), Krysta (Nick), Abbigail, Aaron, & Cade. She is also survived by 4 great-grandchildren, Reese, Remi, Landon, & Gabriella and her best pal Gidget. Lillian was predeceased by her husband Ted of 35 years, her father John Perry Nickolis, her mother Virginia Nickolis Poche, and her step father Felix Poche.
Lillian had such a talented eye for crafting and the smallest of details. Her hobbies included genealogy, penny & nickels slots and acting like a kid with her grandchildren & great grandchildren. She absolutely loved spending time with her family and friends.
Family and friends are invited to a memorial service on Monday, November 18th at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm with a mass to follow. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Paws with a Cause. ARRAMGEMENTS BY JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME 3827 CANAL ST. NEW ORLEANS LA 70119.