Norman Ralph Bugge

July 31, 1921June 12, 2013

Bugge, Norman R., of Ashland, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Nancy T. Bugge; daughter, Deena; son, Kris and his wife Susan; two granddaughters, Brittany and Aubrey, of Chapel Hill, NC. Norman served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He worked for C&P Telephone Co. and served as Treasurer for St. James the Less Episcopal Church. He worked with the Strawberry Faire, Hanover Humane Society and Habitat for Humanity. Norman enjoyed wood working and had crafted items for Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Randolph-Macon College, and other members of the community. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Salvation Army or St. James the Less Episcopal Church.


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June 24, 2013

Thank You Kris and Deana for letting me know of the passing of your parents, which I always held dear. They were always good friends to me and I wish you both well and will think of you fondly. Ricki Wilson Plorde, Port Ludlow,WA

Laurie Lyckholm

June 23, 2013

Dear Deena,
Please know I am thinking of you and your family. Your Dad sounds like a wonderful man who will be missed by all of his friends and family. You have been such a loving, caring daughter to him and to your Mom.
Love, Laurie, Mike and Mr. Atticus

June 21, 2013

Mr. Bugge was a lovely man and an outstanding craftsman. He made the shaft for the Randolph-Macon College Mace. My deepest sympathies.
Prof. Emeritus James Scanlon

Sandra Tyson

June 20, 2013

My thoughts & prayers are with you, Nancy, Kris, & Deena at this sad time of change. Uncle Norman was such a 'constant' thru the changes in everyone's lives all these years - but knowing he's now at peace and out of pain is a great comfort. Sandra Tyson & family (niece)

Thomas Palliative Care Unit

June 19, 2013

Dearest Deena and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With love and prayers, your PAlliative Care Family


June 19, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Mary Anne Javed

June 19, 2013

I will add your family to my daily prayers as you reflect on the life you had with your father/husband. I still remember the custom sized rocking chair he made for you and how well it fit.
May God continue to bless each of you.
Mary Anne (Ankeney) Javed

June 18, 2013

With great fondness, respect and sweetness, do I remember Norman Bugge. Actually it is, to me, UncleNorman (one word). I open my hand, arms and heart to Deena, Kris and Nancy in this difficult time and hope the Light envelopes them all.

Norman was an honorable man and a 'stand-up kinda guy'. His soft spoken morality permeated his actions and served as a teaching mode for all whom he met. Were I able to have learned more deeply from him.

Now, with his passing, I wish him safe and swift passage to the other shore and see him benefiting all that come to meet him.

Love, Light and Blessings UncleNorman.

Rick Tada

June 18, 2013

Hi Kris and Deena
So sorry to hear about your dad. He was always so nice and helpful. He will be missed. I always enjoyed having him as a neighbor.
Diane Gentry