WOODSTOCK – Eileen R. Fuchs, 86, of Woodstock, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois.
She was born Feb. 19, 1926, in Farmington, Minn., to Ernest and Hattie (Jonas) Demuth, the fifth of 14 children. On Sept. 16, 1950, she married Robert F. Fuchs in Woodstock.
Eileen loved to cook and was an extraordinary baker. She also enjoyed traveling back to her Minnesota roots to visit with many of her siblings who still live there.
She is survived by her husband of 62 1/2 years; three children, Shirley (Thomas) Firak, Robert J. (Karen) Fuchs and Lynda (Gary) Christopher; her grandchildren, David Blue, Elise Harland, Jordan and Jace Fuchs; one great-grandchild, Mia Harland; two brothers; and eight sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters.
The family wishes to thank Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois, Woodstock Inpatient Unit for their professional and gracious care. You are angels among us.
Private arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. For information, call the funeral home at 815-338-1710.