Louise Hacock

Obituary of Louise Anne Hacock

December 8, 1935 – Innisfail, Alberta

October 29, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of our beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Louise Anne Hacock (nee Spankie), on Sunday, October 29, 2023, at the age of 87 years.


Louise was born in Innisfail, AB on December 8,1935 and grew up in Calgary, AB where she met her husband, Robert, of over 60 years. Louise was an academic and a lifelong learner and one of the smartest people you will ever meet. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, singing, golfing, camping, volunteering in the community and at her church. Louise joined the United Church and was a proud member of the congregation and choir throughout her lifetime.


The simplest pleasures in life brought great joy to Louise and she led her life as an example of service, patience, kindness, forgiveness, acceptance, and always encouraged others to do the same. Louise had a long career in the oil and gas field as a Geophysical Technician, however, she cherished her role as a grandmother to her three grandchildren the most.


Louise will be lovingly remembered by her children, Robert, Leslie (Tim) and Randy; and her grandchildren, Kirsten (Jeremy), Douglas and Jonathan. She was predeceased by her husband Robert, parents, Mildred and Alexander Spankie; sisters, Helen (Bev) Bording and Marie (Bill) Dustan; and brother Ron (Janet) Spankie.


At Louise’s request no funeral service will be held.  Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Louise’s family here.    If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.


The family wishes to extend special thanks to the staff on the second floor of Intercare Chinook for their constant care and compassion during her stay.


In living memory of Louise Hacock, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, Ab t2x 3j3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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