Nataly (Koslava) Pugh, age 38, passed away July 22, 2014, at her home in Lamar, MO.
She was born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to Oleg Koslov and Alevtina Postulgina on October 29, 1976. Nataly’s first job in the U.S. was at the Mary K. Finley Library in Lamar. She earned her bachelor’s degree from PSU in Laboratory Technology. She worked in the lab at St. John’s Hospital in Joplin and later at Mercy Hospital in Carthage. Nataly was an avid reader and computer gamer. She loved flowers, her rescue pets, and travel. Living in Missouri, she missed the mountains of Kyrgyzstan.
She is survived by her husband and daughter, Jeremy and Michelle Pugh, of the home, and by her mother, Alevtina, and grandmother, Nadya Karpukova, of Bishkek. She is also survived by her in-laws, Carter and Jill Pugh, of Irwin, MO.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
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