Charles J. Hutchinson (1926 - 2013)

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Charles J. Hutchinson


Charles J. (Chuck) Hutchinson, 87, passed from this life into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Wesley Acres in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Pius X Catholic Church with burial at Resthaven Cemetery.

Chuck was born in Joliet, IL to Julia and John Hutchinson. He grew up in Chicago where he met his beloved wife, Helen with whom he is united once again. He was a World War II Army veteran and received the Purple Heart after he was wounded in the Philippines. He retired from the Hartford Insurance Co. in 1986 after 40 years of service.

Chuck was a member of the Honorable Order of the Blue Goose International, an insurance fraternal organization, and was a member of the Elks and St. Pius X Church. He enjoyed traveling with his family, bowling, golf and baseball with his grandkids. He also loved entertaining his family and friends.

He is survived by two daughters, Mary Beth Hutchinson of Urbandale and Peggy (Tom) Culver of Des Moines; one son, Tom (Kerri) of Shawnee, KS; and three grandchildren, Seth Culver and Gage and Claire Hutchinson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Pius X Church or the Good Samaritan Fund at WesleyLife.


Published in Des Moines Register from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, 2013
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