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JASONVILLE - Helen L. Fougerousse 78, of Jasonville, passed away at 2:47 p.m. Sunday, July 30. 2017, in Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born April 15, 1939, in Indianapolis, to William Clay Dicus and Jessie America (Rawley) Dicus.
Helen married Robert Franklin Fougerousse, July 9, 1955, and he passed away Oct. 23, 2002.
Survivors include her daughter, Rebecca Sue (Fougerousse) Sagarsee and John Scott of Staunton; sons, Michael E. and Ruan Fougerousse of Switz City, Robert "Buckshot" Joe Fougerousse of Vincennes, Daniel John and Shelly Fougerousse of Odessa, Fla., Christopher Carl and Norma Fougerousse of Jasonville, Anthony Brian and Denise Fougerousse of Jasonville; daughter-in-law, Nancy Fougerousse; grandchildren, John Scott Jr. Sagarsee, Steven Fougerousse, Anna Schoppert, Chrystal Trimmer, William Robert Sagarsee, Kristina Avila, Brady Fougerousse, Nicole Fougerousse, Julie Snyder, Danielle Trimmer, Danielle Fougerousse, Cheyenne Sagarsee, Stephanie Fougerousse, Jessie Hines, Ashley Speer, Larissa Pouch, Dess, Fougerousse, Megan Sherman, Taylor "Fougerousse" Franklin, Jerod "Fougerousse" Franklin; great-grandchildren, Peyton Sagarsee, Reyna Avila, Melanie Fougerousse, Collin Sagarsee, William Sagarsee, Tray Avila, Izzy Avila, Hollie Fougerousse, Preston Snyder, Braeden Schoppert, Alethia Schoppert, Nicolas Hines, Leah Sagarsee, Maria Hines, Selene Hines, Austin Whitehead, Audrey Snyder, Ethan Schoppert, Macie Mounlio, Lucas Sagarsee, Ava Sherman, Jackson Hines; brother, Richard Dicus of Indianapolis; and sister, Maxine Dicus of Terre Haute.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Fougerousse; siblings, Edna Basham, Bessie Bays, Rosalie Buckallew, Joseph Dicus, Vernon "Butch" Dicus, Jack Dicus; son, Timothy Ray Fougerousse of Jasonville; granddaughter, Maria Lee Fougerousse.
Helen attended school at Coal City and Worthington, and was a homemaker. She attended the Church of Christ in Jasonville, and liked to garden and work outside. Helen was a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved to play cards, backgammon and was a Red Sox fan.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 S. Meridian St., Jasonville. Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, and 9 a.m. until service time on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at the Funeral Home. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at the funeral home, with Pastor Terry Dowell officiating.
Interment will be at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland. Contact online at:
Published on July 31, 2017
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