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Clifford E. Fuchs, 94

Jan 31, 2011

Clifford E. Fuchs

Blue Earth – Clifford E. Fuchs, age 94, of Blue Earth, died Jan. 25, 2011, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center, Blue Earth.

Funeral Services were held Jan. 28, 2011, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, in Blue Earth. The Rev. Wesley Hafner officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.

Cliff was born Aug. 12, 1916, in Faribault County, the son of Otto and Emiline “Lena” (Rosenau) Fuchs. He attended country schools in the area and farmed on his family farm. He was married to Lucille Dollen on March 5, 1941, in Blue Earth. Following her death in 1974, he was later married to Gertrude (Hunt) Friesner on June 24, 1976, in Estherville, Iowa. Cliff farmed for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing and hunting pheasant, ducks and fox. He also enjoyed frequent visits to the Senior Center where he liked to play cards and visit with friends.

Cliff is survived by his sons, Jon Fuchs (special friend, Roberta Rippentrop), of Blue Earth, Randy (Joyce) Fuchs, of Blue Earth; daughter, Sharyl Hoffman (special friend, Randy Ficken), of Blue Earth; step-son, Virgil (Ann) Friesner, of Estherville; step-daughter, Marlene (Tom) Rayburn, of Ames, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; both wives; a sister, Viola Goltz; and step-children, Marvel Anderson, Willard Friesner and John Friesner.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com