Thursday, November 5, 2009

Loreen (Sandi) M. Pugh, 75, of Emerald Beach community in Golden, passed away on Monday, Oct. 26, 2009.

She was born Aug. 11, 1934, in Dows, Iowa, the daughter of Rudolph and Irene (Wetzler) Brinkman. She attended McKinley High School in Cedar Rapids and St. Luke's School of Radiology. On Oct. 16, 1955, she was united in marriage to Ray Richard Pugh. He preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1975. To this union were born Deborah Lynn Pugh (Kyger), of Cassville, and Richard Alan Pugh, of Tinley Park, Ill. She dedicated 32 years in the medical field working with Dr. E.Y. Bickel. After retiring, she worked for Forest Hill Gift Shoppe in Eureka Springs, Ark.

Survivors include: one daughter, Deborah Lynn Kyger and her husband, Bob, of Cassville; one son, Richard Alan Pugh and his wife, Kathy, of Tinley Park, Ill.; a sister, Judith A. Mahannah and her husband, Lyle; and two grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at White Funeral Home, Cassville, on Monday, Nov. 9. The family will be receiving friends at 11 a.m. with services beginning at 12 noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the local animal shelter or Humane Society.