BISON — Drusilla F. Fox, 97, died June 20, 2016, at her home. Born Feb. 5, 1919, in Clinton, Mo., she was the daughter of Herman and Emma (Betz) Schmidt. On Feb. 7, 1943, she married Lynn W. Fox at Bison. He preceded her in death on March 22, 1984. She was a lifelong resident of Rush County, living briefly in Arizona and Kentucky. A 1937 graduate of Enterprise Academy in Enterprise, she was a Registered Nurse before her retirement.
Mrs. Fox was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in La Crosse.
Survivors include two sons, Charles “Eddie” Fox (Henrietta),of Houston, Texas, and Donald Fox (Jo Ann), of Peck; two daughters, Carol Bales-Speer (John), and Lois Fox-Felkel (John), both of Bison; one grandson; seven granddaughters; eight step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 22 step-great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three step-great-great-grandchildren; and numerous relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband.
The family will conduct a memorial service at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in La Crosse with Pastor Ed Jumper officiating. Interment will be at 9 a.m. on Sunday at the SDA Cemetery in Bison. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Janousek Funeral Home in La Crosse, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Maranatha Christian School in Hays or Hospice at Hays Medical Center. Condolences or remembrances may be left for the family at www.charterfunerals.com/locations/janousek-lacrosse.php.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Janousek Funeral Home*
719 Pine Street
P.O. Box 550
La Crosse, KS 67548
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 22, 2016