Gerald Fuchs, 81 year old resident of Bowlus, MN died on Monday, February 20 at the St. Cloud VA. A gathering of friends and family will be held from 4-8 P.M. on Monday, February 27 at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls with Parish Prayers at 7 P.M. The burial will be held on Tuesday, February 28 at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery North of Little Falls, MN.
Gerald Donald Fuchs was born August 12, 1935 in Lynden, Minnesota to the late Joseph and Carolyn (Lens) Fuchs. Gerald enlisted into the United States Army and served in the Korean War from May 19, 1954 until March 7, 1956. Gerald was united in marriage to Linda Unterburger on December 6, 1971 in Milbank, S.D. The couple lived in Jacobs Prairie before moving to Bowlus where they made their home on their family farm for several years.
Gerald had a passion for farming and could often be found watching his steers. He enjoyed football and baseball, and he rooted for his favorite teams the Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Twins. Gerald loved to go bowling, and he also enjoyed spending his time fishing and hunting.
Left to cherish his memory are Geralds loving wife, Linda; children, Lori (Andy) McNeil of North Pole, AK, Lois Fuchs of Little Falls, Larry (Pam) Fuchs of Royalton, Kenneth Huckenpoehler of Richmond, Amy (Brian) Resseman of Remmington, VA, Joe (Jessie) Fuchs of Royalton, Jerry Jr. (Widi) Fuchs of Culpepper, VA, Jeff (Sara Wippler) Fuchs of Holdingford, Amanda (Marc) Ahles of Little Falls, Jennifer (Kasey Craig) Fuchs of Alexandria, Jeremy (Elizabeth) Fuchs of Bowlus; siblings, Vernon (Nancy Maynard) Fuchs of Holdingford, Mary Ann Thompson of Moundsview, Lorraine Klaverkamp of St. Augusta, Annabell Crosby of Hollister, CA, Viola Plante of Isle; 27 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.
Gerald was preceded in death by his siblings, Marlene Lehnen, Luella Storkamp, Duane Fuchs, and Rosemary Lingensjo.