Mrs. Calvin H. Fuchs


Mrs. Calvin H. Fuchs, 92, nee Nellie Ida Klappenbach, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 15, at 2 p.m. at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church with the Reverends Danielle Knapp and Pam Traver officiating. Judy Hickerson was the organist.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held at the church before the funeral.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Fuchs was born May 9, 1921, in Johnson City, the daughter of Ernst Klappenbach and Lizzie Heckel Klappenbach. She married Calvin H. Fuchs on Sept. 4, 1954, in Johnson City and he survives.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Fuchs is survived by three sons, one daughter and spouses, including Mike and Sena Leese, of Stephenville; David and Jeanette Leese, Van Vleck; Mary and Marshall Davis, Fredericksburg, and Bob and Donna Fox, Cedar Hill.

Survivors also include eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, Yvonne Huebner of San Antonio.

Along with her parents, Mrs. Fuchs was preceded in death by one brother, Hugo Ernst Klappenbach, and three sisters, including Anna Crofts, Gertrude Unger and Margaret Rittimann.

 Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice, Fredericksburg United Methodist Church or to the charity of choice.

Pallbearers included Noelle Garstka, Brad Leese, David Leese Jr., Tammy Campbell, Chris Davis, Cory Davis, Andy Fox and Kristin Fox.

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