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Louis Takacs, 82, Longtime Fairfield Resident

Louis Takacs
Louis Takacs Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Louis Takacs of Fairfield died Monday, June 17. He was  82.

Takacs was born July 23, 1930, in Szombathely, Hungary; son of Zsigmond Takacs and Margit Kovacs. He moved to the United States in 1957 and was a longtime resident of Fairfield. He  worked for the Handy and Harman Co. for 35 years until his retirement.

Takacs is survived by his wife, Maria Takacs; son, Leslie Takacs (Christine) of Plainville; daughter, Magdeline Szlama (Charles) of Trumbull; step-daughter, Maria Lorenz (Imre); brother, Zsigmond Takacs, and his family, of Hungary; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews in Hungary; and many friends and relatives. He was predeceased by his parents; his first wife, Anna Takacs; four sisters; and a brother.

For his wish, Takacs was cremated and private services will be in Hungary.

The family requests that no flowers be sent.

Local arrangements have been entrusted to the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center.

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