Walter Phillip Fuchs
(1889-1966)
Lorraine Mary Vaubel
(1890-1985)
Juanita Emma Fuchs
(1927-2012)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. James Joseph Hitch

Juanita Emma Fuchs 2 3

  • Born: 22 Jan 1927, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN 1
  • Marriage (1): James Joseph Hitch on 30 Aug 1947 in Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN 1
  • Died: 22 Nov 2012, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN 4
  • Buried: 26 Nov 2012, Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN

  

E-MAIL Received:
From: Chris Hitch [mailto:Chris.Hitch@oldnational.com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 2:23 PM
To: mikehitch@mikehitch.com
Subject: Obituary Juanita Hitch

Juanita Hitch Obituary Juanita Emma (Fuchs) Hitch Evansville, Ind. Juanita Emma (Fuchs) Hitch, 85, of Evansville, Ind., passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Juanita was born in Evansville, Ind.,on January 22, 1927, to the late Walter and Lorraine (Vaubel) Fuchs. She graduated from Central High School in 1945. Juanita began her working career in bookkeeping at Finke Furniture then later worked in the bridal department at Stewart's Department Store and finished her career in the jewelry department at DeJong's downtown. She was a member of Central Turners, Friday Night Dance Club and also a member of Saint Lucas United Church of Christ, where she sang in the choir. Juanita is survived by her husband of 65 years, Jim Hitch, of Evansville, Ind.; daughter, Kathleen (Jeff) Osborne, of Evansville, Ind.; sons, Robert (Becky) Hitch, of Cumming, Ga., Ronald (Jane) Hitch, of Westfield, Ind.; grandchildren, Scott (Angie) Hitch, Ted Hitch, Stephanie Osborne (Jeremy Dunn), Daniel Osborne, Kristin Hitch and Kevin Hitch; great-granddaughters, Eliza and Juliana Hitch. Juanita is preceded in death by her parents; and brothers; and sister. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 26, 2012, at Saint Lucas United Church of Christ, 33 West Virginia St., Evansville, IN 47710 with Pastor Lynn Martin officiating. Burial will be held at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit from Noon until 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 25, 2012, at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., Evansville, IN 47711. Friends may also visit from 9 a.m. until service time at church on Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Lucas United Church of Christ or Shriners, in care of their Crippled Children's Hospitals, 6 Walnut St., Evansville, IN 47708. Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com.

Christopher R. Hitch
Operational Excellence Officer
Old National Bancorp
812-461-9065 Phone


Juanita married James Joseph Hitch, son of Theodore Roosevelt (Ted) Hitch and Hettie Ann Pharis, on 30 Aug 1947 in Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN.1 (James Joseph Hitch was born on 26 Jun 1926 in Patoka, Gibson Co., IN 1 5 and died after 2012.)


Sources


1 Family Tree sent by Robert James Hitch of Evansville, IN (12/4/1997).

2 Correspondence from Dick Campbell, P.O. Box 1655, Green Bay, WI 54385, dated 9/25/1995.

3 Correspondence from Paul E. Hitch;5 Tomochichi Lane, Savannah, GA 31411, dated April 3, 1997.

4 Obituary of Juanita Fuchs Hitch (2012, IN) (Juanita Hitch Obituary Juanita Emma (Fuchs) Hitch Evansville, Ind. Juanita Emma (Fuchs) Hitch, 85, of Evansville, Ind., passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Juanita was born in Evansville, Ind.,on January 22, 1927, to the late Walter and Lorraine (Vaubel) Fuchs. She graduated from Central High School in 1945. Juanita began her working career in bookkeeping at Finke Furniture then later worked in the bridal department at Stewart's Department Store and finished her career in the jewelry department at DeJong's downtown. She was a member of Central Turners, Friday Night Dance Club and also a member of Saint Lucas United Church of Christ, where she sang in the choir. Juanita is survived by her husband of 65 years, Jim Hitch, of Evansville, Ind; daughter, Kathleen (Jeff) Osborne, of Evansville, Ind; sons, Robert (Becky) Hitch, of Cumming, Ga., Ronald (Jane) Hitch, of Westfield, Ind; grandchildren, Scott (Angie) Hitch, Ted Hitch, Stephanie Osborne (Jeremy Dunn), Daniel Osborne, Kristin Hitch and Kevin Hitch; great-granddaughters, Eliza and Juliana Hitch. Juanita is preceded in death by her parents; and brothers; and sister. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 26, 2012, at Saint Lucas United Church of Christ, 33 West Virginia St., Evansville, IN 47710 with Pastor Lynn Martin officiating. Burial will be held at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit from Noon until 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 25, 2012, at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., Evansville, IN 47711. Friends may also visit from 9 a.m. until service time at church on Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Lucas United Church of Christ or Shriners, in care of their Crippled Children's Hospitals, 6 Walnut St., Evansville, IN 47708. Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com.).

5 "A Hitch Orchard", by Daisy Hitch, 1931.


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