Kathryn Fouberg


Kathryn Fouberg, 76, of Sioux Falls formerly of Letcher, SD, died Thursday, March 30, 2023, at her home in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday, April 7, at Bittner Funeral Chapel with a visitation one hour prior to the funeral service. Burial will be at Eventide Cemetery in Woonsocket. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Kathryn M. (Higgins) Fouberg was born on March 23, 1947, to John and Catherine (MacNeill) Higgins in Boston Mass.

She was united in marriage to the love of her life, Ronald Fouberg in Phoenix, Arizona on August 28, 1965. The couple made their home in Phoenix and Fouberg was employed with Mt. Bell and the Arizona State Hospital. Kathye was Vice President for 2 years at Litchfield Montessori School, Litchfield Park AZ, and implemented the BlackBird Vision eye testing on preschoolers. In 1980 they moved their family for a short time to Sheridan Wyo. and Kathye was Office Manager for Auto Electric Service. In 1984 they moved their family to Letcher, SD and Fouberg served 4 terms as Mayor. While living in South Dakota, Fouberg worked for the Davison County Sheriff’s Office in Mitchell. She was also involved with Several different organizations: Holy Spirit Church and Altar Society, Professional Business & Women’s Clubs, of Phoenix and Wyo., Cuff & Stuff Red Hat Society, Mitchell Area Law Enforcement, and Toys for Tots, Mitchell, and American Legion Auxiliary, Letcher, and the “S.D. Gal Pals” & S.D. Patriot Guards.

Kathye is survived by her daughter, Roxane M. Fouberg (Rachel), Sioux Falls, SD; sisters, Mary Louise (James) Miller, Marlow, OK, Kimberely (Gar) Maurer, Sheridan Wyo., and Tracey Andrews, AZ; brother, Rob Higgins & sister-in-law, Sharon McGovern Scottsdale, AZ; and many nieces and nephews.

Kathye was preceded in death by her husband, Ron; an infant son, John Russel; her parents, one brother, one sister, in-laws, and brother-in-law.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Kathryn’s name may be directed to: The Fairy Godmother’s Fund, PO Box 296, Pierre SD 57501 and Shelby County Special Olympics.

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