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Matthew Steven Fuchs, age 44 of Hanover, left us on April 8, 2024. He was born on January 5, 1980, in Rochester, MN, to Steven and Mary (Witte) Fuchs.

Growing up in Anoka, Matthew graduated from Anoka High School with the class of 1998. He pursued higher education briefly at Rasmussen and Concordia Colleges, focusing on business studies. Throughout his life, Matthew displayed a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit. He held positions at Ready Set and Home Depot before venturing into entrepreneurship himself. Eventually, he found his forever career and joined the Bloomington Carpet One team, where he demonstrated his dedication and passion for his work.

While Matthew found success in his professional endeavors, the true joy of his life came with the role of fatherhood. He was immensely proud of his children, Arianna, Tommy, and step-son Keegan. Matthew’s commitment to his children was evident in his active involvement in their lives. He coached their sports teams, cheered them on at school functions, and provided unwavering support in all their events.

Matthew’s generous spirit extended beyond his immediate circle. He was always ready to lend a helping hand and gave generously to various charities. His kindness touched the lives of many and left an undeniable mark on those who knew him.

Beyond his professional and family life, he had many hobbies outside of work. He was an avid golfer, and spent many hours out on the course with friends and family. He also enjoyed spending time out on the lake fishing and liked to watch football games.

Matthew is preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Mary Fuchs, and Earl Witte, as well as his uncle, Tom Fuchs, and aunt, Carol Loechler.

He is survived by his loving wife, Courtney; his children, Arianna, Tommy, and step-son, Keegan; parents, Steve and Mary Fuchs; siblings, Mike (Anna) Fuchs and Megan (Matt) Dass; grandmother, Mary Ann Witte; nieces and nephew, Eleanor, Oliver, Scarlett, and Vera; his children’s mother, April Endreson, and numerous other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Tunnel to Towers, a charity he held dear to his heart (

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024, starting at 1:00 PM, with the funeral service commencing at 4:00 PM, all at The Peterson Chapel in St. Michael-Albertville (300 Main Street North).

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Peterson Chapel of St. Michael-Albertville. Online condolences for the family may be directed to

19 Guestbook Entries

  1. Peggy (Fuchs) VanHouten

    My heart aches with pain for the loss of Matt. Life will not be the same without a man who we called husband, dad, son, brother, nephew, friend. Love to all that are sharing in this pain.

  2. Ryan Corrigan

    To Matt’s wife and family – I am truly sorry for your tragic loss. As a colleague and friend I respected and admired Matt’s love for his family and his passion for his profession and business. He will be missed dearly.

  3. Tonja Schreck

    So very sorry for your loss!!

  4. Sue and Jim Stone

    Steve, Mary and family….we are so incredibly sorry to hear about Matt. Its hard to find words in situations like these. Please know that we are thinking of you and praying for strength during this time. We remember moving in across the street and being so delighted that there were kids our kids age. We watched Matt grow up for many years. The love of friends and family will carry on through your time of grief. Hugs to all of you.

  5. Jim Hudek

    I was so blessed to have been able to share in the love and enthusiasm for life that Matt enjoyed. Taken away far too soon, he will be missed by so many.
    Matt, my friend, Thank you for the Love and Life that you shared with my daughter Courtney and grandson Keegan. I will forever Love and Miss you.

  6. Mary

    Truly so very sorry for your loss. Mike Loved Life and his Family so much, we will be miss his beautiful smile and laugh. And Pranks ..
    Always and Forever in our Hearts 💕
    Pray you find Peace one day. With all our Love, Mary Kay & Dale and Family

  7. Mary

    So sorry of course Matt not Mike. Love Mary Kay

  8. Melvin Ordell Magnuson

    So sorry to hear about the loss of Matt and regret not ever meeting him, my sympathies to the Fuchs family!

  9. Sheri Jarman

    Steve, I am so sorry to hear of your son’s passing. Please know your entire family is in our hearts and prayers.

  10. Zach Davis

    My sincere condolences on your loss!

  11. Terrae & Jack Weatherman

    We’re so lucky to have known Matt. He was an incredibly kind and interesting man; a person you could just easily talk to about anything.
    The thing that really sticks with us about Matt, though, is how proud he was of his children and how much his love for them showed. Matt is incredibly loved and incredibly missed.

  12. Jamie Kenton

    I am so sorry to hear this news! Thoughts and prayers to Courtney and family.

  13. Michelle Pylypiw

    I am so sorry to hear of this devastating loss. Matt will certainly be missed. Sending my deepest condolences to all of his loved ones.

  14. Zane Bail

    My heart goes out to all of the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  15. Deb (Kreye) Mueller

    Mary and Steve, and Family –

    I’m very sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathies today and in the days ahead. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

  16. Joshua Lungstrom

    We’re are so sorry to hear of this, we send hugs to all. Our condolences to his family.

  17. Mary Beth (Kamnetz) Nelson and Tyler Nelson family

    We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of your family during this time.

  18. Cia Abbott Bullemer

    How devastating this loss is to you all. Mary and Steve, my prayers are with you. May you find ways to channel your grief to honor Matt’s legacy.
    Bless you!

  19. Ryan O'Neill

    I am so very sorry to hear this news of Matt’s passing. Matt was such a wonderful and kind business partner and friend to me and to our entire team. He was always so friendly, generous with his time, and truly an all-around class act. My sincerest condolences to all friends and family. Sending ongoing prayers for peace and strength to all.


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