June 30, 1949 – September 5, 2015


Phyllis Rose Fautsch, age 66, of Avon, MN passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 AM Thursday, September 10, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to mass at church. Private family burial will take place at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Waite Park. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Phyllis was born on June 30, 1949 in St. Cloud to Marvin and Claire (VanLew) Rausch. She was married to Jim Fautsch on June 6, 1970 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waite Park. She worked in Nursing Education at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center for 20 years retiring in 2013. Phyllis was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph and the St. Cloud Pantowners. She enjoyed camping, racing, old cars, sewing, quilting, cooking, bowling, her dog (Buffy) and spending time with family, especially her granddaughters, Joani and Jada.

Survivors include her loving husband of 45 years, Jim of Avon; sons, Jeff (Amy) Fautsch of St. Cloud and Kevin (Tasha Tamm) Fautsch of St. Joseph; granddaughters, Joani and Jada Fautsch; brother, John (Sharon) Rausch of Ogden, UT and sister, Peggy (Dave) Hughes of Sartell.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Quiet Oaks Hospice House.