Marcella Lucille (Novak) Fuchser, 86, of Walthill, NE, passed away Monday, December 28, 2015 from heart complications at the Pender Community Hospital in Pender, NE. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walthill, NE; Pastor Brion Tolzman will be officiating. The visitation will be Friday, January 1, 2016 at the Trinity Lutheran Church from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Pender, NE. Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation. Arrangements are under the direction of Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Pender, NE.
Marcella was born January 21, 1929 in Rosalie, NE to Ferd and Adella (Fabry) Novak. She graduated from Rosalie High School in 1946. She graduated from Wayne Teachers College and taught country school north of Rosalie. On January 16, 1947, she was united in marriage to Wilbur Fuchser, the couple had six children. Marcella was a lifelong resident of Walthill where she was very active at Trinity Lutheran Church. She was involved in every aspect of farm life, and helped where she was needed. Marcella was known around the area for her cakes for any occasion. Marcella was a wonderful mother and grandmother, and loved spending time with her family.
Marcella is survived by her husband, Wilbur Fuchser of Walthill, NE; five sons, Steve (Ann) Fuscher of Denver, CO, Terry Lee Fuchser of Chattanooga. TN, Duane (Jeanne) Fuchser of Porter, TX, Larry (Pam) Fuscher of Oceanside, CA, and Tom Fuchser of Walthill, NE, Ron (Sandy) Bruno of Chattanooga, TN; brother, Le Roy Novak; sisters, Lillian Radtke and Frances Dorau; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Edwin Lee, Richard, Louis, Lester, and Gary; three sisters, Helen, Dorothy, Jennie, and one daughter, Sandy Fuchser Bruno.