Joyce A. Fuchs

BLUE EARTH – Joyce A. Fuchs, age 70, of Blue Earth, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, with Rev. Wesley Hafner officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th St., Blue Earth, and one hour before the service at the church.

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She was born Nov. 2, 1943, in Winnebago, Minn., the daughter of Earl and Jessie (Dennis) Pettit. She graduated from Winnebago High School in 1961. She married Randy L. Fuchs Nov. 17, 1973, in Winnebago. Joyce spent most of her life helping her husband with the work on their dairy farm. She helped with bailing hay, walking beans, lawn care, house work and three meals a day for her family. Sundays were family days and most of all she enjoyed spending time with them. The past 10 years, Joyce and Randy had many adventures away from the farm, visiting friends, sightseeing and shopping. Together, they rode on the Harley or in the Mustang wherever the road would take them.

She is survived by her husband, Randy Fuchs of Blue Earth; son, Damon (Pamela) Larson of Louisiana; daughters, Stacy (Adam) Hearn of Blue Earth, and Shawn Fuchs of Blue Earth; brothers, Donald (Carol) Pettit of Lake Butler, and Raymond (Judy) Pettit of Lake Butler; sister, June (Glen) Domes of Matheson, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her infant son, Darrin Larson; and parents.