Louise R. Kennedy, age 88, of Wabasha, died Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Methodist Hospital Campus in Rochester. She was born March 14, 1930 in Wabasha, the only child to Raymond and Bertha (Riester) Slawson. She married Glenn Kennedy June 26, 1954 in Kellogg. Louise was a homemaker and also a longtime field manager for Royal Neighbors of America Insurance. Glenn died January 19, 1997.
She was a member of the Kellogg United Methodist Church, a member of the Eastern Star and a former Bethel Guardian for Jobs Daughters. She was also a member of the Kellogg American Legion Auxiliary and the Burkhardt-Roemer VFW Auxiliary in Wabasha.
Louise is survived by three daughters, Glenda (Arnie) Jackson, Winona, MN, Marie (Sami) Hussain, Modesto, CA, and Celeste (Doug) Boles, Hammond, WI; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn, and her parents, Raymond and Bertha Slawson.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11:00am at the Kellogg United Methodist Church with Pastor Cheryl Nymann officiating. Interment will follow at Greenfield Cemetery in rural Kellogg. Family and friends may call at Abbott Funeral Home in Wabasha on Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 4-7pm and at the church on Friday one hour before the service.