Louise A. Mundell, a resident of Dallas, died on Sunday, Jan. 8, in Salem Hospital. She was born on Oct. 19, 1929, in Coos Bay, the daughter of Herbert and Irene Meyers Mundell.
Louise graduated from Empire High School near Coos Bay.
She attended college in California studying keyboarding for accounting. Louise later worked as a waitress at the Hickory Pit Restaurant in San Leandro, Calif., for 20 years. She loved her job waiting tables and making friends along the way.
Louise moved to Dallas 25 years ago to be closer to her family.
She was active in the Dallas Senior Center and enjoyed playing six-hand pinochle there and attending potlucks. She liked teaching children how to sew. She was an accomplished painter and enjoyed crafts. She made beautiful sand dollar Christmas tree ornaments.
She is survived by her daughters, Lezlie (Americo) Coppola and Sandra Seitz; sisters, Myrtle Padgett and Ann Freeman; along with four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Scott Alan Seitz; sister, Helen Wassum; and brother, Herbert Mundell.
Memorial service will be on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m. at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Memorials may be made to the Dallas Senior Center building fund in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center, who is caring for the family.