Freda S. Fuchs


Freda S. Fuchs, age 94, of Highland, passed away Friday, August 14 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Graveside funeral services for 94 year-old Freda S. Fuchs will be Tuesday, August 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cuba, MO. Friends may call Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland and Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, MO. Memorials are suggested to the Highland Historical Society or Oak Hill Cemetery Association.

She was born on Wednesday, June 01, 1921, in Oak Hill, MO, the daughter of Ollie C. and Nellie D. (nee Simpson) Souders.

On Friday, April 11, 1941, she married James T. Fuchs who passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 1990.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star (75 years) Chapter 228 – St. Louis, MO & Home Chapter 313 – St. Louis, MO; VFW Ladies Auxiliary to Post 5694 – Highland, IL.

Freda was born at Oak Hill, MO; grew up there. She graduated from Cuba Missouri High School and graduated from Southeast Missouri State College at Cape Girardeau, MO. She taught school briefly, before moving to St. Louis, MO. She worked for Lockwoven Company for many years. She and her husband moved to Creve Coeur, MO in late 1940’s and she moved to Highland in 2009 to be near her daughter. She enjoyed growing flowering, taking care of her garden, sewing, quilting, hand or fancy work. She was a very dedicated person, always tried to do her best.

Survivors include:
Daughter – Sharon R. (Lynn) Hargus, Highland, IL
Step Son – Donald I. (Glenda) Fuchs, Owensville, MO
Step Grandchild – Darin J. (Becky) Fuchs, Owensville, MO
Step Grandchild – Dale W. (Alicia) Fuchs, Colorado Springs, CO
Step Grandchild – Dawn R. Fuchs, Jefferson City, MO
Step Great Grandchild – Connor Fuchs, Owensville, MO
Step Great Grandchild – Jason Fuchs, Owensville, MO
Step Great Grandchild – Dillon Fuchs, Colorado Springs, CO
Sister – Pauline F. Bell, Highland, IL
Three Nephews

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Ollie C. Souders
Mother – Nellie D. Souders nee Simpson
Husband – James T. Fuchs Died 10/10/1990

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249

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