Grant X. Lougy, 81, died Sunday, May 12, 1996, at the Tooele Valley Nursing Home, with his loving wife of 58 years by his side.
He was born May 5, 1915 in Tooele to Molly Ann Martain and Egerton Lougy. He was a member of the LDS Church. Times were hard for his widowed mother and her children. He and his brothers had to work to help support his mother. He did farm work and odd jobs. He later got a job at Sike's Texaco, where he met his sweetheart, Deloris P. Kroff. They were later married August 20, 1937 in the Salt Lake Temple. They were the parents of two children, LaVar and Judy. He worked at the Tooele International Smelter until it was shut down. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and other outings with his family.During his retirement he helped his son in making yard and home decorations. He was always available to help with painting and other odd jobs for his family. He was an Elder in the Church and worked with genealogical research data.
He is survived by his wife, Deloris; son, LaVar (Dixie Brown); and daughter, Judy (Eugene Fonger) Riggle; one brother, Leroy Lougy, all of Tooele; five grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Frank, Jim, and George; sisters, Sadie and Ritchie.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 15, 1996, at the Tooele 14th Ward, 192 West 2nd South, at 1 p.m. with the viewing one hour prior to services. Burial in the Tooele Cemetery.
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