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From: " Ray Borschowa" <>
Subject: Obit - Katharine Fuchs
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 05:19:49 -0700

Katharine Fuchs

Sandy, Oregon

September 26, 1910 - August 16, 2005

Katharine Fuchs, 94, of Sandy died Aug. 16.

She was born in Lovas, Yugoslavia, to Hans and Eva (Holzhofer) Ress.

She married Hans Fuchs on Jan. 28, 1929, in Lovas. During World War II,
they fled the country and moved to Coburg, Germany, where they lived
until moving to the United States in 1955. They settled in Southern

In 1968, her daughter Regina Leipold died. At that time, she helped
raise her grandchildren. In 1970, she moved to Silverton.

Her husband died in 1982, and in 1993, she moved to Sandy to be with her

She loved to cook and being a grandmother.

Survivors include her grandchildren, Rose Re of Sandy, Harald Leipold of
Hartsell, Colo., and Raymond Leipold of Keizer; six great-grandchildren;
and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held at St. Paul Catholic Church, Silverton. Burial was at
Calvary Cemetery, Mount Angel. Arrangements: Sandy Funeral Home.

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