Louise K. Horton of Fearington Village outside of Chapel Hill, NC died of complications from breast cancer at North Carolina Memorial Hospital on Wednesday July 25th, 2012. She was 71 years old. She had lived in Fearington Village since March of 2007 after moving from Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
Louise is survived by her brother John, five children Georgette, Greg, Paul, Crayne and Kris, eleven grandchildren Mariette, Lola, Lane, Madera, Joanna, Conner, Claudia, Gaius, Emma, Andrew and Michael and three great-grandchildren Kora, Jack and Sophiya. Her great-niece Allison also has been very close while currently in the area attending Duke University.
While in North Carolina, Louise was active in her church and the Stephen Ministry. In New Hampshire she owned and operated Resource Partners, Inc and Imecom Group with her husband David. Previously in life she was a successful business-woman achieving the role of large shopping mall manager in Minnesota.
Louise was born on July 23rd, 1941 in Newton, Iowa, to Mariette and Benjamin Jensen. She lived in many areas of the country including Iowa, Texas, California, North Dakota, Minnesota, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and North Carolina. She deeply enjoyed her French heritage and traveling to France to visit relatives.
A memorial service will be held at 11 o’clock Monday morning, July 30, 3012 at Christ United Methodist Church Southern Village in Chapel Hill. Friends may visit with the family following the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider donations in Louise’s name to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center unclineberger.org/Give.