Cover photo for Louise Whaley's Obituary
Louise Whaley Profile Photo
1971 Louise 2021

Louise Whaley

June 17, 1971 — December 13, 2021

Fergus Falls

Louise A. Whaley, 50, of Fergus Falls, died on Monday, December 13, 2021, at Sanford Health in Fargo, North Dakota.

Louise Allison was born on June 17, 1971, in Buchanon County, Missouri, the daughter of Cheri (Nugent) Hixson. She graduated from the Alternative Learning Center in Fergus Falls in 1991. She continued her education at Minnesota State Community College in Fergus Falls, majoring in photography, ceramics and computer science. On August 13, 1993, she married Todd Allen Whaley at their home in Fergus Falls. Louise worked at Pizza Heaven, Papa Murphy’s and the Print Shoppe in Fergus Falls. She worked at Sun Mart Bakery & Deli for over 10 years as a cake decorator and florist.

Louise’s interests included photography, painting, drawing, making jewelry, attending yard sales and baking. She was an amazing artist who often made her art as special gifts to her family and friends. She enjoyed spending summer weekends with family at her grandparent’s lake place on Lake Lida. She was the glue that held the family together and she will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Louise was a member of the Rollag Steam Threshers, where she painted many masterpieces at the threshing grounds.

She is survived by her husband, Todd Whaley of Fergus Falls; four daughters, Kayla (Matthew) Hoggarth of Breckenridge, MN, Ashley Roquet of Wahpeton, ND, Kayleen (Travis “TK”) Kimber of Elbow Lake, MN and JoAnna (Kyle) Garcia of Fergus Falls; mother, Cheri Hixson of Detroit Lakes, MN; three siblings, Margie (Gary) Hixson of Abercrombie, ND, JoAnn (Mark Strein) Roberts of Bedford, MA and Robert (Bonnie Sue) Hixson of St. Jospeh, MO; 15 grandchildren, Sophia, Maiya, Chloe, Olivia, Ben, Kaden, James, Tiarra, Xavier, Odin, Evelenn, Marcus, Neveah, Julius and Louise, along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jimmy and Louise Nugent and mother and father-in-law, James and Kayleen Whaley.

Memorial Service: 1:00 P.M., Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls, with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Funeral arrangements are with the Glende-Nilson Funeral Home of Fergus Falls.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Louise Whaley, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, January 15, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Central time)

Glende - Nilson Funeral Service Chapel

301 E Washington Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Glende - Nilson Funeral Service Chapel

301 E Washington Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 3

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree