Mary Jutzi1935 - 2017
Mary Jane Jutzi (nee Hoitinga) age 81, of Moltke Township,
Michigan, passed away peacefully in her sleep on
Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
She was born September 30, 1935 in Martin, Michigan,
to John and Jennie (Braamkolk) Hoitinga.
She graduated from Wayland High School in 1953. She was a homemaker,
wife and mother. She was an Accounting Clerk for several years until
her retirement, She enjoyed quilting, arts & crafts, needlework and
sewing, her flower garden, camping, cooking & canning. She wintered in
Texas for nearly 20 years. She loved life and wasn’t afraid to be
adventurous as she showed all of us when she celebrated her 80th
birthday by zip-lining for the first time in her life. She was proud of all
her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren,
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister,
Carol Hoitinga (Rooks).
Mary is survived by:
her husband of 46 years, Eugene Jutzi,
her brother Tony (Alice) Hoitinga,
her seven children, Marcia (Bruce) Butgercit of
Grand Rapids, Michigan; Jerry (Karen) Bruin of
Greenville, Michigan, Midge (Kevin) Krueger
of Watertown, Wisconsin; Marlene (Alvin)
Gehrke of St. Peters, Missouri; Marilynn
Klawiter of Watertown, New York; Marji (Jim)
Scheele of Cheboygan, Michigan; and Marla (Karl) Koepke of
and three step children Jean Amico (Paul Hoskins) of Chino Valley,
Arizona; Karl (Laurie) Jutzi of Paw Paw, Michigan; Jane (Chad) Cohoon
of Kalamazoo, Michigan,
She has 30 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren, with two more on
the way, who will also miss her greatly.
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00 until
7:00 p.m, Visitation will resume on Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran
Church in Moltke Township from 9:00 a.m. through time of funeral at
10:00 a.m. with Pastor William Brege officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery,
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jutzi family
for a charity to be selected at a later date.