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Rosemary Fuchs

May 14, 1922 - January 25, 2021

Rosemary Fuchs 98, of Springfield, died Monday, January 25, 2021 at Concordia Village.  She was born May 14, 1922 in Springfield, to Frank and Rosella Bergschneider Minch.  She married Thomas Fuchs on February 1, 1947 and he preceded her in death on January 20, 2012.

Survivors include one daughter, Ann (Steven) Steer of St. Louis; five sons, Frank (Denise) Fuchs of Springfield, John Fuchs of Raymondville, MO, Mark (Joanne) Fuchs of Lee’s Summit, MO; Lee (Janice) Fuchs of Sugar Grove, IL and Kevin (Rita) Fuchs of New Berlin; daughter-in-law, Cindy Fuchs, of Springfield; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Nancy Marr, Marguerite Minch, and Marcella Minch; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Thomas L. Fuchs; one grandson, Efton Fuchs; three brothers, Frank Minch, Jr., Raymond Minch, and Walter Minch; and one sister Eda Frances Johnson.

Rosemary was a member of Christ the King Parish and was a 1940 graduate of New Berlin High School.  She was a homemaker and an accomplished seamstress and needle worker.  Rosemary was also involved with the Altar Rosary Society of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Tekawitha New Berlin Club, and the New Berlin Women’s Club.  She enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals and was a loyal fan.

Visitation: 9:30-11am, Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Mass: 11:45 am, Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Christ the King Church with Reverend Michael Berndt officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in New Berlin.

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Memorial contributions may be made to Christ the King Parish or Concordia Village.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2021

Time: 09:30 am - 11:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Service Information

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2021

Time: 11:45 am

Christ The King Church


1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

(217) 546-3527 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2021

St. Mary Cemetery - New Berlin, IL


New Berlin, IL


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ the King Parish or Concordia Village.

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