Edward A. Fuhs,
87, of FortBranch, passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2008 at DeaconessHospital in Evansville, IN.
He was born to the late
Andrew and Cecelia (Brahm) Fuhs
13, 1920 in Snake Run, IN
where he has resided his entire life.
He was a member of the St.
Bernard Catholic Church in Snake Run, where he was a lifetime member. He has
farmed his entire life and loved to train horses and raise colts to race. Ed drove a school bus for many years. He was
inducted on Aug. 21, 1942 in the U.S. Army, having served in the European
Theater. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Good conduct medal, Bronze Star, and
the French Legion Medal of Honor. Ed was wounded in France on July 12, 1944 and was later discharged on Oct. 31, 1945.
Besides his parents, he is
preceded in death by 3 sisters, Helen Fuhs, Veronica
Otto, and Rose Schemel.
He is survived by his wife of
53 years, Alice J. (Wolf) Fuhs, and 4 children and
their spouses, Fred (Rose) Fuhs, Randall (Cindy) Fuhs, and Chris (Terry) Fuhs, all
of Fort Branch, IN, and Mary Peach of Oakland City, IN. He also is survived by 2 brothers and 1 sister,
Victor and Frederick Fuhs of Fort Branch, and Mary
Louise Reinhart of Princeton, IN, 8 Grandchildren, Phillip, Paul, Clinton
(Julie), Matthew, Brian (Ashley), Amy Fuhs, and Laura
and Alan Peach, 2 great grandchildren, Matthew McDaniel and Emma Fuhs.
A mass of Christian burial
will be conducted on Monday, June 2, 2008 at at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in Snake Run, IN. Fathers Tony
Ernst and Gary Kaiser will be the celebrants, with burial in the church
cemetery, where VFW Post #1147 will conduct Military rites.
Visitation will be on Sunday, June 1,
2008 from until at the Stodghill Funeral Home located on
Hwy. 168 West in Fort
Branch, IN. A Rosary will be recited by the church parish on
Sunday evening at at the funeral home.