March 26, 1950-March 10, 2019
Dale Fuchs, 68, of Columbus, died Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Columbus.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, with a 7 p.m. vigil service at McKown Funeral Home in Columbus. Visitation will continue from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday morning at the funeral home. Burial will be in the All Saints Cemetery, with military honors by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard.
Dale J. Fuchs was born March 26, 1950, in Columbus, to James and Mary Ann (Mausbach) Fuchs. He graduated from Platte Center High School in 1968. On July 17, 1970, Dale was united in marriage to Linda Mueller at St. Bonaventure Church. Dale served in the U.S. Army from August 1970–March 1972, where he was stationed in Germany with the Armor Tank Division. The couple lived in Columbus, where he worked for Behlen Mfg. and Platte County Highway Department before going to Loup Public Power on July 1, 1979 until retiring in 2012. He enjoyed playing fast pitch and slow pitch softball, bowling, golfing, hunting, fishing, playing cards, taking care of the family farm and spending time with family and friends. Dale was a member of St. Bonaventure Church.
He is survived by wife, Linda Fuchs of Columbus; daughter, Amy (Mike) Czarnick of Silver Creek, daughter, Nicole (Jeff) Nitz of Columbus; grandchildren: Joshua (Jessica) Czarnick of Genoa, Lucas Czarnick of Silver Creek ; Sara (special friend Brandon Steffensmeier) Czarnick of Norfolk, Jared (special friend Macee Trotta) Nitz of Columbus, Lauryn Nitz of Columbus; great-grandchildren: Aryn Ross, Payton Czarnick and Madalyn Czarnick; sister, Cindy (Steven) Gehring of Creston; brother-in-law, Jack (Wendy) Mueller of Texas; brother-in-law, Jess Walker of Des Moines, IA; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents, James and Mary Ann Fuchs; sister, Susan Walker; in-laws, Oscar and Leola Mueller.
Condolences may be left at www.mckownfuneralhome.com.