Memorial services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Magrey deVega will officiate and burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee. It was Louise's wishes to be cremated. Visitation will be today from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. with the family present from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.
Louise was born Aug. 4, 1925 in rural Aurelia, to Clyde and Geneva (Sexton) Fox. She attended Afton Township Country School #6 and graduated from Aurelia High School in 1943. She was married to Clayton G. Bugh on Jan. 16, 1952 at Canton, S.D. Louise had been a resident of Cherokee and Cherokee County all her life. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, was a former Sunday School Teacher and Vacation Bible School teacher and had been Church Circle Chairwoman. She was a member of the Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and enjoyed knitting caps for new born babies. She enjoyed collecting dolls, knitting, ball games, flowers and yard work.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Clayton on Jan. 24, 1986.
She is survived by one son: Steven Bugh of Cherokee; one sister Tena Mae Galvin and her husband Charlie of Aurelia; a sister-in-law Norma Fox of Aurelia; very special friends: Don and Jeanne Blackstone and family.