Julius Jutte

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FORT RECOVERY — Julius A. "Julie" Jutte, 85, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died on Aug. 22, 2015, at The Gardens at St. Henry, St. Henry, Ohio.

He was born Dec. 30, 1929, in St. Peter, Ohio, to the late August and Mary (Moeder) Jutte. On Nov. 25, 1954, he married Betty L. (Hemmelgarn) Jutte, who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Victoria (Gary) Westgerdes, of Celina, Ohio, Janet (Jerry) Hemmelgarn, of St. Henry, Linda (Ed) Daniel, of Fort Loramie, Ohio, Sharon (Randy) Geier, of Coldwater, Ohio, Chris (Angie) Jutte, of Papua, Indonesia, Tony (Anita) Jutte, of Fort Recovery, Kathy (Dave) Keller, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, Marty (Mary) Jutte, of Portland, Indiana, Larry (Jean) Jutte, of Coldwater, Greg (Jennie) Jutte, of Fort Recovery, and Rick (Missie) Jutte, of Fort Recovery; siblings, Paul Jutte, of Coldwater, Luke (Betty) Jutte, of Versailles, Ohio, Mark (Thelma) Jutte, of Fort Recovery, Aloys Jutte, of Yorkshire, August (Betty) Jutte, of St. Henry, Zeno Jutte, of St. Henry, and Leonard (Betty) Jutte, of Rockford, Ohio; 39 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Lavern Vagedes, of Coldwater; and in-laws, Gerald (Norma) Hemmelgarn, of Versailles, Ohio, and Ruth (Bob) Bettinger, of Apollo Beach, Florida.

Deceased are a grandchild, Faith; an infant brother, Carl Jutte, six sisters, Esther Keller, Mary Nieberding, Luella Barga, Helen Vagedes, Joan Schoenherr and Addy Hess, four brothers-in-law, Joe Schoenherr, Bill Keller, Ed Nieberding and Delbert Barga; and two sisters-in-law, Rita Jutte and Betty Mae Jutte, and in-laws, Ernest (Helen) Hemmelgarn, Marceil (John) Meyer, Bernice (Harold) Frilling and Jean Hemmelgarn.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in the Korean War. He also was a recipient of the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart for his service.

Julie retired from New Idea, Coldwater and was also a retired farmer. He was a member of the American Legion, St. Henry, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Coldwater, Knights of Columbus, Coldwater, St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Peter, Holy Name Society of the church and was also a church choir member for 38 years.

Julie took great pride in his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He also loved singing, playing the harmonica, and a game of cards or socializing with friends and family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Peter, Ohio, with the Rev. Ned Brown officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Coldwater.

Calling is from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, Ohio. Veteran of Foreign Wars prayer service is 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, followed by the Knights of Columbus prayer service at 7:30 p.m.

Contributions can be made to The Gardens at St. Henry Activities Department.

Condolences may be directed to

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Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home
308 S Wayne St
Fort Recovery, OH 45846
(419) 375-4717
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Aug. 23 to Aug. 24, 2015
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