Louise Alpha Newhouse, 102, of Spring Grove, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Tweeten Lutheran Healthcare Center in Spring Grove.

She was born on March 5, 1911, in Newburg, rural Mabel, in Fillmore County, to Albert and Clara (Erickson) McCallson. She married Owen Newhouse on June 18, 1932.

They lived on the same farm in the Spring Grove area for 52 years. They had one daughter, Beverly Ann, who died in 1986. Her husband died in 1993.

Louise lived in La Crescent, Minn., until she was 98 and then returned to Spring Grove to live at Tweeten Lutheran Healthcare Center. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove

She is survived by three granddaughters, Bonnie Joranko of Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Susan Benderson and Kathleen Joranko of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; two great-grandchildren, Brian Benderson of Rockville, Md., and Julia Gingerich of Norman, Okla., and Brian's daughters, Yasmine and Salma.

In addition to her parents, her husband, Owen, and her daughter, Beverly, she was preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters.

Memorial services will be held, Friday, Nov. 22, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove. The Rev. Zane Anderson will officiate. Burial of cremains will be at a later date.

Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m..

Roble Funeral Home of Spring Grove is assisting the family with arrangements.