Richard C. Fuchs, 85
Richard C Fuchs, of Antigo, died Sunday, September 29, 2019, at his home under the care of LeRoyer Hospice. He was 85 years old. He was born on April 12, 1934, in Milwaukee, a son of Joseph and Gladys (Meyer) Fuchs. He married Terry Schoenfeldt on June 6, 1953, in Milwaukee. She survives.
He graduated from West Division High School in Milwaukee in 1952.
He served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956.
Dick received a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University.
He was employed by Oster Manufacturing in Milwaukee for 31 years followed by a six year career at Bemis Manufacturing in Sheboygan Falls.
He spent many summers at Lake Nokomis near Tomahawk and retired there in 1997. He moved to Rhinelander in 2009 and to Antigo in 2012.
He was a member of the King of Kings Lutheran Church in Milwaukee where he taught confirmation class and held many leadership positions. Presently he was a member of Faith United Church of Christ in Antigo.
He enjoyed fishing and woodworking in his shop.
Survivors including his wife are three sons, Mark Fuchs of Merrill, Gary (Janine) Fuchs of Irma, Tom (Mary) Fuchs of Antigo; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; a brother, Don (Skaidrita) Fuchs of Milwaukee; a sister, Beverly (Dale) Borgen of Norco, California.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Dennis (Patricia) Fuchs; a sister, Gladys Ann.
A Memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Faith United Church of Christ, Antigo with Rev. Wes Jedras officiating.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the time of services Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Faith United Church of Christ or LeRoyer Hospice.