H. Louise Agans

H. Louise AgansH. Louise Agans, 96, of Rushville died at 4:10 a.m. Oct. 16, 2017, at Rushville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rushville.

She was born Sept. 22, 1921, in Schuyler County, a daughter of Alva and Freeda Montooth Roudebush. She married Lora Vail “Tom” Agans on Aug. 14, 1940, in St. Charles, Mo. He preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 2000.

She also was preceded in death by one grandson, Dusty Ward; one sister, Geraldine Toland; and two brothers, Richard Roudebush and Robert Roudebush.

Surviving are three children, Sandra Brockman of Beardstown, Larry (and Debbie) Agans of Marion and Janie (and Jerry) Ward of Rushville; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

A 1940 graduate of Rushville High School, she worked for Quinn Shoe Store and as a bookkeeper for Boydston Lumber in Rushville. She then worked with her husband at their business Tom’s Shell, retiring on March 15, 1980.

She was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Rushville. She also was a member of the Adelaide Rebekah Lodge #381 in Rushville and the Macomb Rebekah Lodge #342 in Macomb. She volunteered with Culbertson Hospital Auxiliary and at the Schuyler Jail Museum and Genealogical Center in Rushville.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with David Haney officiating. Burial will follow in the Rushville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hope Blooms or Culbertson Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Condolences may be sent to www.woodfh.net.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/18/2017


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