Louise Marie Drajna was born June 14, 1941, to Roy and Agnes Hill in a small log cabin in Staples, MN.
She grew up in Staples and was a 1960 graduate of Staples High School. Louise married her love, Allan Drajna on June 23, 1981, in Long Prairie, MN. Louise brought her four children from a previous marriage to the union and was also blessed with three stepchildren from Allan's previous marriage. Together they raised their children in Clarrisa, on a small family farm. Louise worked as a cook at Lakewood Health System and later at Long Prairie Hospital until her retirement.
Louise enjoyed attending Threshing Shows and collecting trinkets from Flea Markets with her husband Allan. Her hobbies included traveling, poetry, gardening, Taekwondo, singing in the Staples Area Women's Choir, collecting blown glass figurines, porcelain dolls and all things frogs. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Louise is survived by her Sister, Betty Hill; Her children, Darlys (Jon) Hamberg, DeAnna Hosner-Genz, Darlene Walstorm, Mike (Jerry) Hosner, Jim Drajna, Janet (Jim) Becker, and Darin Drajna. Grandchildren, Amanda (Greg) Geray, Katie (Shaun) Dickman, Kyle (Amy) Ellingsworth, Sara Ellingsworth, Sammi (Louis) Becker, Kimmi Becker, Jennifer (Nick) Busma, and Elizabeth Genz. Great Grandchildren, Grace Geray and Roxy Becker.
Louise is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Baby Hill, Sister Carol Hall, Husband Allan Drajna, Nephews Dean Hall, Troy Mark, Jamie Mark, Nathan Mark, and Great Grandchild Raymond Becker.
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