Mr. LaVern S. Fuchs, 66
Mounds View — Mr. LaVern S. Fuchs, age 66, of Mounds View, formerly of Blue Earth, died Jan. 9, 2009, at J.F. Best Homes, Moundsview. Funeral services were held Jan. 15, 2009, at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth. Rev. Ron Jobe officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth.
LaVern was born Feb. 12, 1942, in Buffalo Center, Iowa, the son of Theodore and Helen (Klatt) Fuchs.
He was raised on the family farm located about six miles southeast between the Blue Earth and Elmore Area. He attended and graduated second in his class from the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf in Faribault. Following graduation LaVern worked for various manufacturing companies in the Minneapolis, Mankato and St. James areas. Later in life he returned to the family farm southeast of Blue Earth where he worked and lived with his father and mother.
He moved to the Twin Cities/Moundsview area in 2002 shortly after the passing of his mother.
He enjoyed woodworking, playing croquet, watching television, driving in his car and truly had a love of caring for animals.
LaVern is survived by his brother-in-law Richard Ammann of Sherburn, his nephew Darron Ammann and family of Lawrence, Kan., and several other cousins and family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Barbara (Fuchs) Ammann.
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