Feb. 16, 2013
Lou Ann Egge (1933–2013)
Lou Ann Egge passed away on February 16th peacefully with her husband of 39 years Raymond Egge by her side at their home in Portland, Oregon. She was 79 years old.
Lou Ann was born in Maryville, Missouri to Renerick and Viola Bailey. With her family she lived in Omaha, Nebraska; Whittier, California and Minneapolis, Minnesota where she married her first husband Charles D. Nygaard. They moved to Eugene, OR and lived there for almost 20 years before his death in 1971.
Lou Ann attended Lane Community College where she graduated with Honors becoming a Registered Nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital for 14 years.
She married Raymond in Lake Tahoe on July 4, 1974. She enjoyed the Oregon Ducks, had a passion for fine dining, loved the Stephanie Inn at Cannon Beach and her travels to Hawaii and Europe, and had so many happy memories traveling with her husband Ray and their dogs Amy and Megan in their motor home.
Lou Ann is survived by her husband Ray Egge, son Scott Nygaard, daughter Cari Hollister, step-children: John, Mike and Chad Egge and Missy Olson and 11 grandchildren
Published in Eugene Register-Guard on March 10, 2013