Louisa “Louise” Frederika Haskell, age 93, died March 11, 2013 in Tonasket, Washington. She was born May 30, 1919 in Wenatchee, Washington to Charles Thomson and Emma Louisa (Bourn) Haskell.
Louise graduated from Wenatchee High School, and went on to attend the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where she majored in Music. She married in September, 1940 and moved to New York City. While living in New York, Louise taught music theory and piano at the Manhattan School of Music. In the early 1960’s, she moved to an expatriate community in Mexico and lived there for a few years. Eventually she returned to the United States and lived in Tonasket at North Valley Extended Care.
Louise was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law Mary and Edward Biele, her brother Tom Haskell and her son Michael McHugh. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law John and Marilyn Haskell, her sister-in-law Jane Haskell, her daughter Frederika (Drika) Haskell and husband Pete Olson, daughter-in-law Chantal McHugh, granddaughters Nadege Stretz (Michel), Valerie Pfeffer (Thorsten) and Clotilde McHugh, five great-grandchildren, and many nephews and nieces.
The family would like to acknowledge the wonderful care Louise received at North Valley Extended Care. Donations may be sent to North Valley Extended Care, 22 W. 1st Street, Tonasket WA 98855. A memorial service will be held on June 1st at 2 p,m, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Oroville, Wash.
A memorial service will be held on June 1st at 2 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Oroville.
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket is in care of arrangements.