MICHAEL P. HUTMACHER, 50 ROCKFORD - Michael P. Hutmacher, 50, passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in his home. He was born July 24, 1962, in Chicago Heights, to proud parents, Paul and Barbara Hutmacher. He graduated from East High School, Class of 1980. Mike married Eileen Keller in Las Vegas on Nov. 14, 2000. He worked at UPS since 1988, admittedly as "the finest package car driver in the Rockford center", and for the Rockford Register Star since 1997. Mike was an avid Bears fan and loved to golf more than he was able to, especially with his son and brother-in-law. He is survived by his wife, Eileen of Rockford; five beloved children, Janael Hutmacher of Chicago, Jacob (Kelly Albano) Hutmacher of Rockford, Megan Hutmacher of Rockford, Samantha Hutmacher of Missouri, and Lauren Hutmacher of Bloomington. Mike was 'Pepaw' to adored grandsons, Camden Mykal Miller and Emerson Michael Hutmacher; sister, Traci (Steve) Crane also of Rockford. He is predeceased by his parents. Funeral service at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 10, Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1860 S. Mulford Road, Rockford, with visitation from 4 p.m. to time of service. Private family burial Tuesday, March 12, in Scandinavian Cemetery. Please express online condolences at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2013