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Harold Kutter

MENDOTA — Harold Kutter, 96, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in the Mendota Lutheran Home.

Born Nov. 29, 1916, in LaSalle to Gottlieb and Jennie (Reese) Kutter, he  married Elaine R. Peters Sept. 10, 1941. She preceded him in death on April 11, 2013.

He graduated from LaSalle-Peru High School in 1935. He retired from farming in 1966 and then worked for Sundstrand Corp., retiring in 1982.

He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church on the Hill.

Surviving are two daughters, Judy (Lloyed) Marlar of Bolingbrook and Lynn(Robert) Kinney of Rockford; one sister-in-law, Arlet Lunn of Stroudsburg, Pa.; one brother-in-law, Dale Peters of Mendota; one nephew, Barry(Madelon) Lunn of Saylorsburg, Pa.; one stepgranddaughter; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one sister, Mildred Kutter; an aunt, Hazel Reese; and one brother-in-law, Robert Lunn.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. John’s Lutheran Church on the Hill in rural Hollowayville with the Rev. Kim Lee-Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Peru City Cemetery following a luncheon in the church.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Saturday in the church.

The Hurst Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Memorials may be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church on the Hill or the American Cancer Society.

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