Louise King Obituary, Death- Louise “Wheat” Annette King, a devoted family member who will be sorely missed, passed away on October 31, 2023. She was 71 years old. On February 13, 1952, Esa Rodriguez and Catherine Walding (Robert Walding) welcomed their daughter Louise into the world. She was a pillar of the Sioux City community, and her influence will be felt for years to come. On Monday, November 6, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, a Memorial Visitation will be held in Louise’s honor.
At 7:00 p.m., there will be a vigil service. At a later time, plans are to have a burial in Calvary Cemetery. Louise, a Bishop Heelan High School alumna, radiated an infectious enthusiasm for life. She married Ronald King in St. Michael’s Church in Sioux City, Iowa on September 10, 1976. Together, they raised a lovely family and were blessed with three children: Cathy, Christopher (Brandi Reed), and Timothy. Nicolas, Paige, Morgan, Brenden, Katie, Connor, and Breckin are their seven grandchildren. Louise’s love for her loved ones never wavered, and she was dearly appreciated by all.
Louise, whom everyone called “Wheat,” was a pillar of strength and devotion for her loved ones. Her devotion knew no bounds, and she was always there to give an ear, offer counsel, or simply share a reassuring presence. Those she leaves behind will carry on her legacy of kindness and generosity. If you were lucky enough to have known Louise, you probably got to sample some of her delicious cuisine. Her tamales, among other dishes, were well regarded. Through her cooking, she provided innumerable family and friends with warm memories and delicious meals.
Louise “Wheat” Annette King is survived by her sister Jean, and she will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, her parents, and her brothers, Jim and Dan. Her death will leave a gaping hole in the lives of those who knew her, but her legacy of love and generosity will live on in their memories. Louise will be sorely missed, but her legacy will live on in the stories spoken about her.