Kathryn Fouberg

Kathryn Fouberg


March 23, 1947 - March 30, 2023


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.


Friday, April 7, 2023
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Friday, April 7, 2023
10:30 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Eventide Cemetery
Woonsocket, SD

Posted by Bernice Houska on April 7, 2023
Deepest sympathy for your loss. She was a special person and will be missed. Enjoyed working with her. May warm memories forever remain in your heart.
Posted by Darin Moke Family on April 6, 2023
Kathye, I will miss your genuine and kindhearted way. I loved our visits, and looked forward to seeing you when coming to work. You were always so sweet...with just the right amount of feisty.

May God hold your family tight during the upcoming days, weeks, months, and years...
Posted by Erin and Sam Wilson on April 5, 2023
Kathye was the sweetest lady. So full of life! She will be so missed. Our deepest condolences. Hugs to you Roxane.
Posted by Janell Geatze Miller on April 4, 2023
Sorry for you loss Roxanne. Your mother was a very sweet lady.
Posted by Nicole (Paulson) Fuhrer on April 4, 2023
Roxane, I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing. She was a beautiful woman, inside and out. May God grant her eternal rest. Prayers for you as you grieve the loss.
Posted by Dave Strohmayer on April 4, 2023
Condolences to the family. So sorry for your loss.
Posted by Linda Aldrich on April 3, 2023
Rest in peace to one classy lady.
Posted by Constance Campbell on April 3, 2023
I knew Kathryn through working at Sanford, a little over a month but she impacted me! Her smile, kind words and hugs were always welcomed. Sending comfort and prayers to her family.
Posted by Mel Larson on April 3, 2023
I'm so sorry to hear about Kathy. I only worked with her for a few weeks but she always had a smile on her face and seemed to enjoyed life everyday. My prayers and thoughts are with your family at this difficult time.
Posted by Kori Clarambeau on April 2, 2023
So sorry for your loss, your mom was always so friendly, and enjoyable to visit with!
Posted by Leans and Roger Stunes on April 2, 2023
Roxane, so sorry for your loss! Kathy will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Posted by Dan Wagner SDPGR, on April 2, 2023
Jeff, Kathy and Family, We are so saddened and sorry to hear of Kathy's passing. You All are in Our Thoughts and Prayers.
Posted by Jeffrey and Kathy Fouberg on April 1, 2023
Always fun to visit with Kathy. So sorry for your loss. Prayers!
Posted by Ryan Thornton on April 1, 2023
Kathy was an absolute joy to work with at the Sheriff's department. She always made the place brighter. My condolences for your loss, she will be missed.
Posted by Lynn. TerMeer on April 1, 2023
Yu have definitely. Evened you wings ,,, You will greatly be missed❗️ Thanks for being my Friend 🙏🏼🫠 RIP
Posted by Carol Kahler on April 1, 2023
Sister,fly high with the angels,,may your soul rest in peace 🕊️ you were a great person to work with and a fun person to be around, we had a lot of fun with our Red Hat Group.You will be greatly missed by all
Posted by Shanna Weiss on April 1, 2023
Oh Roxanne I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing!! Thinking of you
Posted by Courtney Brink on April 1, 2023
Kathy worked with my Dad Steve for many years. She was so wonderful to him and to us girls when we would come to visit.. She was a fantastic person..
Posted by Mary Ackman on March 31, 2023
Rest easy sweet lady!
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