Chief Louis V.
Hoeniger died at eighty-nine years of age on 24 September 2006 at Mountain Home,
Texas. He enlisted in the Navy on 1 July 1937 and retired on 8 January 1960. He
served on USS Tiru SS-416 from 3 October 1949 until 21 July 1952. He also served
on USS Holland AS-3, USS Dolphin SS-168, USS Cachalot SS-170, USS Lionfish
SS-298, USS Bowfin SS-287, USS Proteus AS-19, USS Pickerel SS-524, and USS Rock
SS-274. Chief Hoeniger's shore duty assignments included Submarine School New
London and Naval Air Station Miramar. He was active in the SubVets association.
After his naval career he worked for the US Postal Service from 1960 to 1989.
Chief Hoeniger was buried in Fort Rosecrans
National Cemetery on 6 October 2006.