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Gerald J. Kutch dies at age 81

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Gerald J. Kutch, age 81, passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at Valparaiso Care and Rehabilitation Center in Valparaiso, Ind.

Born on April 9, 1933 in Michigan City, IN, to the late Frank J. and Mary S. (nee Howerton) Kutch.

He was a resident of Valparaiso for 50 years, member of St. Paul Catholic Church, graduate of Michigan City High School, former owner of Country Septic Tank, Country Body Shop, and Country Corner Farm Market at Route 6 and Meridian Road.

Survived by children, Christopher (Georgia) Kutch of CA, Pamela Dolson of Valparaiso, IN, step-daughter, Debra (Richard) Kuder of Valparaiso, IN, and step-son, Michael Dohner of Valparaiso, IN; grandchildren, Keith Dolson and Lesley Kutch of CA, Elizabeth Kuder of Valparaiso, IN; brothers, Norman (Marge) of UT, and Kenneth (Marlene) of CA; daughter-in-law, Sue Kutch of FL.

Preceded in death by wife, Joan M. Kutch; son, Gregory; step-son, Thomas; brothers, Paul, Glenn, Barney, Jerome; sisters, Frances, Delores, Virginia, Ruth, and infant sister, Barbara.

Burial of Cremains, Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso IN.

Arrangements by Dykes Funeral Home, Inc., (219) 462-3125.


Posted 12/10/2014