Helyn F. Fuchs, beloved wife of 50 years of the late George; loving mother of Laurie (Buddy) Wright, Gary (Madalene), Jean (Steve) Collinsworth, Greg (Colleen), Grant (Pamela) and the late Julie Alyce; cherished grandmother of Aimee, Andrew, Ashley and Amanda Wright, Nicolas and Cole Fuchs, Christopher and Derek Collinsworth, Bradley, Blake, Bryan and Breanne Fuchs, Grant, Royce and Trey Fuchs; caring sister of Thoedore (Ruth) Lenac and the late Stanley, Daniel, Johnny, Mary and Elizabeth; fond sister-in-law of Robert (the late Miriam) Fuchs and Anne (the late Frank) Pawlowski; dear aunt of many nieces and nephews; many dear friends.
Born June 4, 1926 in Ottawa, Illinois, Helyn passed away on June 22, 2013 at the Wauconda Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre. She was 87 years old.
Visitation will be at the Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N. Main St., Wauconda on Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 9:00 AM until the time of prayers at 10:30 AM, followed by an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Transfiguration Catholic Church, 348 W. Mill St., Wauconda. Entombment will follow in Windridge Memorial Park, Cary.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Transfiguration Catholic Church or the Myositis Association, www.myositis.org.