MAGNUSON, Louise E. Age 88 of Nashville. Loving mother, grandmother and partner to Robert P. Magnuson for 65 years, passed away peacefully at home on January 26, 2013. She is survived by son, Ted (Nancy) Magnuson; grandsons, Tom and Steve Magnuson; daughter, Eve Santiago; granddaughter, Amanda Santiago; daughter, Linda (Jim) Compson; grandsons, Chuck and Christopher Compson; son, Robert Magnuson Jr. Preceded in death by daughter, Laura Magnuson Madewell; deceased October 1991. Louise was an accomplished artist and gave lectures on Christian art to churches in the U.S., Canada and Europe. She ran a greeting card company "Magnuson Motifs" and created "Christmas All Year 'Round" cards. After she moved to Nashville, she taught art classes at the local YMCA. Louise attended Lawrence College in Appleton Wisconsin. She was Delta Gamma and graduated from University of Illinois with a BA in Literature. Service to be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 33 Burton Hills Blvd., Nashville, TN 37215 at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Covenant School.
Published in The Tennessean on Jan. 28, 2013