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Marvin F. Fuchs, 86

Apr 5, 2013

Marvin F. Fuchs

Blue Earth Marvin F. Fuchs (Murt), age 86, of Blue Earth, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center, Blue Earth.

Graveside Services were held April 1, 2013, at Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth. The Rev. Dr. Mark Wilms officiated. Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Blue Earth assisted the family with the arrangements.

Murt was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Faribault County, the son of Paul and Anna (Geise) Fuchs. He attended Blue Earth Schools and entered the U.S. Marine Corps in 1946 where he served in China. He returned from the military and was soon married to Vera J. Blanchfield on May 12, 1948, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Marvin was in the tiling and drainage business and ran his own business for 10 years. He also worked for Craig Wiltse Excavation for several years where he excavated the new aquatic park in Fairmont. He had also been a gravedigger at area cemeteries for nearly 50 years. He retired in 2003.

He is survived by his sons, Steve (Lynn) Fuchs, of Saint Anthony, and Tim (Sharon) Fuchs, of Blue Earth; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vera, in 2003; daughter, Debra, in 1998; brothers, Theodore, Edward, Donald and Herbert; and sisters, Margaret Lytle and Luella Tonn.

Murt will be remembered by all for the soft spot he had in his heart for needy dogs and cats.

Memorial to the donor’s choice.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com