Don Owen ‘Hutch’ Hutchison
Don Owen ‘Hutch’ Hutchison

SCOTT, Ohio — Don Owen ‘Hutch’ Hutchison, 80, of Scott, died at 12:17 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Van Wert County Hospital.

He was born Oct. 19, 1933, in Van Wert County, to Nolan and Geno (Goings) Hutchison.

He is survived by his spouse, Ireta A. (Decker) Hutchison; children: Cheryl A. Winberg and Terry S. (Bruce) Gattshall, both of Van Wert, and Karen “Kay” (Ted) Rosswurm of Payne; grandchildren: Leslie (Craig) Roney of Lake Worth, Fla., Kimberly Fulford and Lindsay (Travis Doster) Winberg, both of Van Wert, Danielle (Miguel) Drewery of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Patrick (Michelle) Gorman of Van Wert, Meghan M. Gorman of Columbus, Ohio; Heath (Megan) Rosswurm and Brooke (Zak) Price, both of Ft. Wayne; 14 great-grandchildren and two sisters: Justine (George Glick) Hutchison of Lake Worth and Debra (Glenn) Wilder of Decatur, Ind.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Nathan Rosswurm, a great-granddaughter, Quinley Drewery, and a nephew, Jason Minck.

He was a 30-year employee of the former Bordens Food Plant in Van Wert and retired from Haviland Drainage. He also was a former Scott Council member, a long time Wayne Trace supporter, a graduate of Grover Hill High School, and a US Army veteran. ‘Hutch’ loved his wife, children, grand and great-grandchildren. Go Raiders!

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Monday, May 5, 2014, at Brickner Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul W. Miller officiating. Burial will follow at a later date at Middle Creek Cemetery, Grover Hill.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 - 4 p.m. Monday prior to services.

Preferred memorial is Wayne Trace basketball.

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