Born to Harriet and Ted Beals on February 8, 1931, Louise was a proud third generation native of Colorado Springs. She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 grandsons, Tyson & Todd Spear; her sister, Frances Davis; and her brother, Ted Beals, Jr. Also preceding her in death was her husband of 43 years, Larry Spear.
Louise graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1949. She married Larry after graduation and together they parented five children. After raising this family that gave Louise great joy and happiness, she held the position of Retirement Counselor at Medalion Retirement Community for 20 years.
Louise was a member of First Congregation Church.
The family that continued to bless Louise’s life includes her five children, Larilou Spear (partner, Dan), Larry (wife, Brickey), Lynn (wife, Cayla), Cindy (husband, Rick), Luke (wife, Suzanne); and her beloved niece, Susan Coulson. The grandchildren are Dale (wife, Laurie), Cheerie (husband, Mason), Kristy (husband, Chris), Caylyn, Jessie, and Justine (husband, Greg). The great grandchildren are Rayden, Braxton, Luke, Kylie, Gavin, Adley, Jace, Logan, Damon, and Coleston. Louise’s extended family is Vicki & John Roherts and Sharon Hinsey.
Louise requested there be no service and her resting place is a niche beside her Mom & Dad at the Shrine of Remembrance in her beloved Colorado Springs.