Louise Matilda Hooker, 88-year-old resident of Jackson, MO, departed this life Tuesday, May 17, 2022. She was born October 20, 1933, in Weiden, Germany to the late Karl and Matilda (Modl) Reinig.
Louise had worked at Vitronic. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church of Doniphan and was a member of the VFW Post #3485 Ladies Axillary. She was the ultimate homemaker and enjoyed sewing, canning and preserving food, and cooking delicious meals. She made decorative dish towels and washcloths.
On November 17, 1953, Louise married Robert R. Hooker in Germany. He preceded her in death on May 15, 2010. She was also preceded by a sister, Roswitha Moreno; a brother, Gerthardt Reinig; and a daughter-in-law, Brenda Hooker.
Surviving are her children, William Hooker, Ted Hooker, Karen Christian, and Diana Jeffreys; sisters, Sofia Wilson, Maria Stone, and Karolina Pike; and grandchildren, Rebecca (Greg) Rutledge, Catherine (Ed) Hoffmeister, Maggie (Jason) Horner, Christina Smith, Destiny Hooker, Elizabeth (Bryan) Hooker, Sharron (Jeffers) Hawkins, Emily Hooker, Brian Jeffreys, Jeremy Jeffreys, Casey Jeffreys, and Stephanie King; as well as nineteen great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday, May 23, 2022, in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel beginning at 11:00 a.m. with the funeral services to follow at 1:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to VFW Post #3485 or the Ukrainian War.