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Annabelle Alice Fuchs

Annabelle Alice Fuchs

Annabelle Alice (Gatzke) Fuchs of Bowman, ND passed away peacefully at the age of 82, October 4, 2019.
Funeral Services for Annabelle will be on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bowman Lutheran Church. Pastor Charles Johnson will officiate with burial to follow in the Bowman Cemetery. There will be a Family and Friends Service on Monday, October 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Krebsbach and Kulseth Funeral Home Chapel.
Annabelle was born August 23, 1937 to Henry Gatzke and Rocella (Anderson) Gatzke of Amidon, ND.
Annabelle attended grade school in a little country school outside of New England and graduated High School from New England High. She attended Dickinson State College and began teaching. She taught in a little country school outside New England for four years before getting married.
Annabelle married Vernon Leslie Fuchs of Burt, ND on July 22, 1959. They started their lives together in Bowman. They moved to the Stegner Ranch, Rhame, ND in approximately 1962 where Vernon worked as a ranch hand and there, they raised three boys; David, Ray and Timothy.
Annabelle got tired of the ranch life and while Vernon worked on the ranch, they bought the Trail Motel in Bowman, ND. They lived there until buying the Best Western 4U Motel in Bowman, ND in 1987. She retired from the motel business in 1998 and lived out her days in Bowman.
She enjoyed gardening and Homemaking while on the farm. She loved doing crochet canvas, latch-hook rugs, reading and puzzles. She also loved to travel when she could and visiting with family.
She is preceded in death by both her parents, her son David, brothers; Robert, Richard, Darryl, Herbert, Arthur, Clifford and sister, Mildred.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Vernon Fuchs, sons and daughters in laws, Ray and Mary (Cudmore) Fuchs, Bowman, ND and Tim and Vanessa (Haas) Fuchs, Aurora, CO. Grandchildren; Bryant, Brenton, Bonnie, Brianna, Bethany, Becki and great grandchildren Haylie, Landon and Carson, sister Barbara Schneider of Glen Ullin, brothers, Gordon (Lorraine) Gatzke of Mandan and Ben (Anita) Gatzke of New England.
Krebsbach and Kulseth Funeral Services are in charge of the arrangements.





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