July 14, 1954 - July 19, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 25, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Christine M. Thayer, age 62, who passed away Tuesday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. Gerald Dalseth will officiate and burial will be private at a later date. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Monday at the church.

Christine was born July 14, 1954 in St. Cloud to Emmett & Helen (Zupan) Fuchs. She married Greg Thayer on Oct. 16, 1976 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. Chris worked as a Research Assistant for St. Cloud School District 742. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Chris was private, kind and caring. She loved her family and would often be found at her husband’s and children’s sporting events. Chris’ life was centered around strong values, hard work and she always persevered through life’s challenges. She enjoyed spending time with those close to her, listening to music, traveling, reading and playing cards.

Chris is survived by her husband, Greg of Sauk Rapids; son and daughter, Andy of Maple Grove and Steph (Paul) Schlangen of Sauk Rapids; mother, Helen Smuda of Rhinelander, WI; and brothers, Dan (Joyce) Fuchs of St. Cloud and Tim (Wendy) Fuchs of Sherwood, WI. She was preceded in death by her father, Emmett; and brother, Steve Fuchs.