Agnes E. Fox, 92

Agnes E. Fox, 92, formerly of Eagle Lake, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at the Three Links Care Center in Northfield.

Agnes Elizabeth Fox was born in Mankato on January 11, 1914 to Peter and Elizabeth (Bisch) Schutte. She was raised in Mankato, attending Ss. Peter and Paul's Catholic Grade School and Good Counsel Academy.

She was united in marriage to Andrew Fox on September 20, 1934 at Ss. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church in Mankato. As a young woman Agnes played the saxophone and was a member of the Mankato Symphony. She and Andrew worked side by side on the family farm for 48 years. She was always involved in her church circle and Bible Study at Ss. Peter and Paul's Church, where she and Andrew were members for more than 60 years. Agnes loved to cook, garden, play cards, travel and clean house. Upon retirement she and Andy moved to a new home in New Prague, living there for nine years. Agnes fought a battle with Alzheimer's disease for 13 years, residing at Three Links Care Center in Northfield since 1993.

She is survived by three sons, Maynard Fox, Honolulu, HI, William (Ruth) Fox, St. Paul and Michael (Linda) Fox, Mankato; three daughters, Gerry (Alvin) Pany, New Prague, Nadine (William) Schroeder, Jupiter, FL and Marlene (Ray) Brandt, Savage; 21 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sister, Mary Mae Horan; four brothers: Robert, Charlie, Clem and John Schutte; and one granddaughter, Lisa Pany.

Funeral Mass was held on Monday, Oct. 16 at 10:30 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church in Mankato. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Mankato.

Memorials are preferred to Three Links Care Center in Northfield.

Landkamer-Johnson-Boman Funeral Home in Mankato was in charge of arrangements.

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