Ann Elise Fugere

February 3, 1951 - September 10, 2023

Obituary

 Ann passed away on September 10th in Des Moines at the age of 72. She was born on February 3, 1951, to James and Grace Rogge at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. She lived in West Seattle with her parents and siblings Peter and Sue. Ann graduated from Sealth High School before going on to BYU for a BA in English Literature and then Tacoma General Hospital School of Nursing where she received a RN diploma and had a 35-year nursing career with the last 29 years at Highline General Hospital, now St Anne’s. Ann was married to Bruce Fugere for 48 years with whom she had 4 children, Kathleen, Ross, Willie and Rex and 7 grandchildren. Ann loved books and travel, hosting a book club and touring Europe often. Ann was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and provided a lifetime of service to others in nursing, fellowship and Christlike love. The funeral service will be held September 20, 2023, at the LDS chapel at 200 South 177th Place in Burien, WA, with viewing at 11, service at 12 Noon and internment at Washington Memorial Cemetery.

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sue e STOCK
sue e STOCK
9 months ago

Ann was my 2nd mom and my idol. She was my biggest cheerleader and my advocate to my parents. Ann and Bruce’s love for one another is unsurpassed. She will be so missed.

Krista Nelson
Krista Nelson
9 months ago

Ann was an inspiration for caring. We send our condolences to you Bruce, and family.

Michelle Gunn
Michelle Gunn
9 months ago

I’ve known Ann since our early days in grade school and attending church together as children. I remember when Ann and Bruce became boyfriend and girlfriend. It was the 8th grade, we were 14. Ann and I had many adventures, some mischievous! She was the sweetest girl I’ve ever known. She and Bruce were the perfect match. Thank you for loving and taking such good care of Ann, Bruce. You were her angel. I will miss her terribly.
Love,
Michelle