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Barbara L. Fuchs

March 3, 1931 February 21, 2018
Barbara L. Fuchs
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Obituary for Barbara L. Fuchs

Barbara L. Fuchs, 86, of Vinton, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at the Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, Iowa.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 26, 2018, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Vinton with Father Ardel Barta as Celebrant. Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 25, at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home in Vinton and one hour prior to Mass on Monday at the church. A private family committal service will be held in Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton.

Barbara was born March 3, 1931, in Vinton, Iowa, the daughter of Helge and Flo Hanson Clang. She graduated from Lincoln High School in Vinton.

Barb was united in marriage with William Fuchs in Vinton on August 20, 1950. They lived in many states around the country until their return to Vinton in 1999. They enjoyed ballroom dancing, outdoor activities such as boating, fishing and camping, and traveling. Barb had many hobbies, including gardening, bird watching and interior decorating.

Barb was an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary in several states where they resided. She was also a Hospice volunteer in the state of Michigan and was awarded for her efforts with a Point of Light presentation by presidential declaration under the George Bush Administration. Barb was a communicant of St. Mary Catholic Church in Vinton.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 67 years, Bill, of Vinton; one son, Bill (Nancy) of Michigan; granddaughter, Jessie; great-granddaughter Emma; sister Dorothy (Tony) Scozzafava of Utah; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Alene Clang and Faye Goodell; her brother, Robert Clang; and grandson, Josh Fuchs.

Memorials may be directed to the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, 315 18th Ave., Hiawatha, IA 52233.

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

25

Feb

2:00 PM 2/25/2018 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 2/25/2018 5:00:00 PM
Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home
1212 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Visitation

Monday

26

Feb

9:30 AM 2/26/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 2/26/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church,

2200 2nd Ave
Vinton, IA 52349

St. Mary Catholic Church,
2200 2nd Ave Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Service

Monday

26

Feb

10:30 AM 2/26/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church,

2200 2nd Ave
Vinton, IA 52349

St. Mary Catholic Church,
2200 2nd Ave Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

1002 E 10th St
Vinton, IA 52349

1002 E 10th St Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice House of Mercy

315 18th Ave.
Hiawatha, IA 52233
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