Norwood E. “Hutch” Hutchinson

Norwood E. “Hutch” Hutchinson

Hutch passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Borgess Medical Center.

He was born November 26, 1939 in Bemidji, Minnesota, the son of Homer and Doris (Holm) Hutchinson. For almost 40 years Hutch had worked at Menasha until his retirement. Hutch was a John Deere man and enjoyed tinkering in his garage, building tractors and riding motorcycles. He also liked taking trips out west to ride quads with his friends.

Surviving are his lifetime companion, Wanda Morris, son, Rick Hutchinson and grandchildren, Jared and Jenny Hutchinson and Gavin Gouker.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Myra.

Friends may visit with Hutch’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Friday, June 7, 2019 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M., with celebrant MaryAnn DeVries officiating.

Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Hutch may be made to the American Heart Association.

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  1. Willie Harrison says:

    So sorry Wanda everyone liked Hutch such a kind & fun man . Prayers your way .

  2. David Loveland says:

    So sorry for your loss Wanda,

  3. Jacquie Fillmore says:

    So sorry Wanda! He was a great guy and I know you will all miss him terribly. Prayers to you and family.

  4. Don & Sherri Ferguson says:

    Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Sharon fitzpatrick says:

    So sorry Wanda, I am keeping you in my prayers. Love you.

  6. Nancy Holmes says:

    Rick I’m so sorry for the lass of your Dad. I alway considered him a great friend and will miss him as I am sure you will. Love to you, Wanda and your family.

  7. sherry r harrison says:

    Wanda & family So sorry about your loss he was a great Man he will be miss .

  8. Brad & Jana DeVries says:

    Rick, I just wanted to express our sincere condolences to you your family, and Wanda. Although I never had the chance to meet your father, you spoke highly of him many times, which speaks volumes to his character, and I’m sure he’ll be deeply missed.
    Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Brad & Jana

  9. Bonnie Markle says:

    So sorry Wanda.Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.Love you❤️

  10. Sally A. Oge says:

    So sorry for your lose, May toughts and prayers are with all of you, Wanda and Rick.

  11. Myrtle Guess says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Wanda. I didn’t know Hutch, but I know you loved him. That’s enough for me. I’m sending love and prayers for you.

  12. Jackie & Mike Schroeder says:

    Wanda so sorry to hear about Hutch. He was a nice guy please tell Rick our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  13. June Haddix says:

    Rick , Sorry to here about your Dad. I will fondly remember the great arguments we had (all in fun) My thoughts and prayers for you and the kids. Love. June

  14. Pat Filkins says:

    So sorry for your loss Rick and Wanda. I always enjoyed talking to Hutch, and playing a few jokes. May your memories help get you through this difficult time.

  15. pauline says:

    wanda I am so orry for your loss,it seems like we are all in the same boat,but one day we will all meat agan ,love you

  16. William Land / MillAssist Services says:

    It was always a pleasure to work with Hutch. I know he did enjoy working on his tractors. From everyone here at the machine shop we sorry for your loss. May God give you strength in the coming days.

  17. Karen Godfrey says:

    So sorry for your loss Wanda. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  18. Kate Loveland-Haaksma says:

    Wanda, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  19. Sharon Buys says:

    So sorry for your loss Wanda. I know you have some good memories of your time together.

  20. Ed & Zarlene Main says:

    OMGosh Wanda. Heartfelt thoughts and prayers neighbor and friend.

  21. Lynne E Fahrne says:

    Donna Hall sorry for yours and your family’s loss. God give you all peace, guidance, comfort and love.

  22. Richard & Dorisann Thomas says:

    Sorry to hear that Hutch passed away Will miss miss seeing him at the restaurant every morning

  23. Matthew Jackson says:

    Words can’t express how sorry I am for your loss Aunt Wanda. Another great one gone. Your in my thoughts. I love you!!

  24. Agnes Schmitt Vanarsdal says:

    So sorry to hear this. Hutch was my bus driver – for Otsego Schools. Very nice man.
    Agnes Schmitt Vanarsdal

  25. Tammy Thompson Drake says:

    So very Sorry to hear this, we use to live across the street many Year’s ago, (Thompson’s) my sisters and I use to babysit Rick! God Bless You All, hold on to your memories! Our hearts and prayers are with you!

  26. Don Guidebeck says:

    Will miss having coffee with Hutch. We graduated from High School in Otsego the same year. He was a good person and a good friend. He will be missed.

  27. susan Hatten says:

    So sorry Wanda, I am keeping you in my prayers

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