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Everett C. Sutter, M.D.

PRINCESS ANNE—Dr. Everett C. Sutter, 91, of Princess Anne died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Born in Pryor, Okla., he was the son of the late Samuel William Sutter and Lela Bertha Sutter.

He was a member of the American Legion for over 50 years. Pfc. Everett C. Sutter completed the Army Specialized Training Program in 1945 at Tulane University of Louisiana. He received his degree of doctor of medicine on June 11, 1947, from Tulane University of Louisiana in New Orleans. He served as a medical intern at the U.S. Marine Hospital at Staten Island, N.Y., from July 1947 to June 1948. The Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S., organized in 1891, incorporated by Congress in 1903, presents that Everett Sutter, Lt. Cdr. U.S. Public Health Service, became active member in January 1955. Everett Sutter served on the staff of U.S. Public Service Hospital at New Orleans as a resident in internal medicine from August 1952 to June 1955. He was appointed a senior assistant surgeon in the U.S. Public Health Service in September 1950. In June 1955 Everett C. Sutter became licensed in the State of Maryland to practice medicine and surgery. He answered an ad in a medical journal looking for a doctor in the Deal Island area.

Dr. Everett Sutter and his wife and their two kids settled in Dames Quarter in 1955, where he practiced medicine until 1996. He had many cherished memories over his 41 years in Dames Quarter. To the day he left he missed the people saying "Hey, Doc" and always appreciated the many oysters, crabs, fish and homemade goodies like applesauce cake, etc., and the simple meaningful words "Thank You, Doc."

Everett Sutter M.D. retired in 1996, and he and his wife, Helen, moved in with their daughter and son-in-law, where they enjoyed the best of life. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Helen in 1998.

He is survived by his loving daughter, Barbara Morris, and his son-in-law, David Morris, who was cherished as a son and "Best Bud." He is also survived by a son, Thomas (Tommy) Sutter and his wife, Margaret (Meg), of Tennessee. John Everett Sutter of Florida was his grandchild. He is also survived by one sister, Gaynell Durham of Louisiana; one special niece, "Dr. Deb," and other cherished nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert Sutter, Donald Sutter, Forest Sutter and James Sutter; and one sister, Mary Sutter.

A private graveside service was held Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.

The family of Dr. Everett Sutter wishes to thank "those staff members" of PRMC and Manokin Manor who treated him with the respect and kindness he deserved for his many years service to the medical profession and community.

Memorial contributions in Dr. Everett Sutters honor may be made to Manokin Activity Fund, 11974 Edgehill Terrace, Princess Anne, Md. 21853.

Published in The Daily Times on Feb. 24, 2013
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