Louise M. Pody was born November 17, 1931 at Mitchell to Nick and Marie (Gales) Martin. She grew up at White Lake, SD and graduated from White Lake High School in 1949. She attended Notre Dame Jr. College, Presentation College and Dakota Wesleyan University, where she graduated with a B.A. Degree. On January 23, 1960 she married Bruce Pody. Her 28 years of teaching in country schools and Mitchell Public Schools ended with her affliction of Multiple Sclerosis. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, life time member of the National Education Association, the American Legion and VFW Auxiliary and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
She is survived by her son, Bruce A. Pody, Beverly Hills, CA; and a sister, Jeanne (Francis) Laffey, Yankton.
Memorials are preferred and may be directed the Multiple Sclerosis Society.