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Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Lois Lorraine Ough
June 19, 1929 - June 5, 2020

Place of Birth: Wakonda, South Dakota
Residence: formerly of Williston, ND, more recently of Woodbury, MN
Age: 90

Lois Lorraine Holm was born June 19th, 1929, near Wakonda, South Dakota to Wiggo and Elenora (Christensen) Holm. When she was 8 years old they moved to Viborg, South Dakota where she was raised, graduating in 1947 from Viborg High School. After graduation she worked for a short time in Rapid City, S.D., then moved to Minneapolis, MN where she worked for Northwest Airlines in the mail department and then at the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper. It was in Minneapolis where she met Robert Ough.

On June 19th, 1949, Lois was united in marriage to Robert L. Ough in Viborg, South Dakota. Four children were born to this union. They resided in Williston until Bob’s job with Amerada Hess transferred them to Charlson, Watford City, Tioga, and then back to Williston in 1970. After her marriage Lois worked at Joseph’s Ready to Wear and later, after the children were grown, at Leon’s Jewelry.

Lois was a member of Faith United Methodist Church where she was a member of the United Methodist Women and also served as assistant treasurer for a few years. She enjoyed embroidery, cooking and baking, jigsaw puzzles, and playing cards, especially with the grandchildren. Lois and Bob enjoyed traveling in their retirement years. Lois was known by family and friends as a conscientious homemaker, dedicated volunteer and fun-loving neighbor, who loved a good joke or tease.

In the fall of 2014, Lois and Bob relocated to Woodbury, Minnesota to be near family. In the last couple of years, Lois suffered from the debilitating effects of Lewy Body dementia. She was released from her suffering on Friday morning, June 5 and reunited with Bob and son, Greg, in God’s loving and eternal arms.

Lois is survived by children, Bruce (Charlene) Ough, Debra Sellheim, and Steve (Linda) Ough; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; son, Gregory Paul; parents; brothers, Glenn, Gordon, Leonard and Ralph Holm and her sister, Nina Pontiff.

Memorial Contribution
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be designated for the Gregory Ough Endowed Scholarship Fund at Dakotas United Methodist Foundation in Mitchell, South Dakota or the Gregory Ough Scholarship at the Coyote Foundation in Williston.

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Jill(Senti) Stevens (BLACK HAWK, US)
Jun 5, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you .
Slingsby family
Jun 5, 2020
Our deepest sympathy to Lois's family as she was a wonderful lady and friend. Rest in peace Lois
Marri Hammer (Williston , ND)
Jun 8, 2020
My mom worked with Lois at the jewelry store. She was a great lady. I’m sorry for your loss.
Jan Sell (Fargo , ND)
Jun 8, 2020
I knew Bob and Lois for many years through church. She was a true servant of the Lord. I can only imagine her rejoicing when she was reunited with her son Greg. I know that was an incredible loss for both her and Bob. I always remember them providing the biggest beautiful Christmas tree for the church in memory of Greg. God Bless all of you as you say good-bye to your strong mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Joseph Bishman (Blacklick, Ohio)
Jun 8, 2020
Bruce and family, Marty and I remember you all in our prayers as you celebrate your Mothers life! God's best always, Joseph on
Valarie Willis (Loveland, Ohio)
Jun 8, 2020
Praying for you and your family during this season of life.
Cathie Nigro and Lance Ough (Campton, NH)
Jun 8, 2020
We love you Grandma Lois! Thanks for the games of hearts...and delicious cinnamon twists! Forever in our memory, Cathie, Lance and Dash
Rick Pittenger (Fargo, North Dakota)
Jun 8, 2020
God's peace
Bishop Bruce,
Good for your Mom and tough on those left behind. May her love surround you, Char and family during this time. Death is always hard but especially during this Covid-19 pandemic. Social distancing aside may the Spirit that makes us one be with you and in you/us all always.
Blessed be her memory.
Rev. Rick and Becky Pittenger
Terry Kalil (Deteoit Lakes, MN)
Jun 9, 2020
Lois was a lovely lady who made shopping at Joseph’s and working there to pay for my shopping much more fun. Greg and I were classmates too. His tragic passing affected us all. I’m sorry for your loss.
John and Rosie Ough (Watford City, ND)
Jun 10, 2020
Bruce, Debbie, Steve and families,
Our deepest condolences on the passing of your mother. We will greatly miss visiting with her and her sense of humor. Our prayers and thought are with you all.
Love in Christ
John and Rosie Ough
Dan and Deb Johnson (Brooklyn Park, MN)
Jun 12, 2020
In celebration of life, support in your grief and hope in the resurrection faith.
L Sean Key (Fargo , ND)
Jun 12, 2020
I am very sorry to learn of Lois' passing. My sincere condolences to Steve and the entire family.
Kevin Anderson (Tulsa, Ok)
Jun 13, 2020
Debbie, may the memories hold you close during your time of loss. God bless...
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