OBITUARY

Charles J. (Chuck) Hutchinson

June 27, 1926September 26, 2013
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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, Illinois 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, Kansas; 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.

Services

  • Funeral Mass Thursday, October 3, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, October 3, 2013
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Charles J. (Chuck) Hutchinson

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Sharon Barak

October 2, 2013

Dear Mary Beth and Family, Your Dad was one of the kindest, sweetest man I have ever known. His sense of humor was always a delight. I loved going out with him and being one of Charlie's Angels and now 'Charlie' is our very own special Angel. Love always, Sharon

Kathy Kuehner

October 2, 2013

I will always remember him as "Peggy's dad". I liked his playful humor. I remember the twinkle in his eyes and how he kidded with us before Peg and I would head out for our evening adventures. Yes, even a self-centered teenager noticed these things. Very fond memories.

Laurie and Mark Churchill

October 2, 2013

We remember sharing a beautiful Mother's Day with Peggy and her folks. Chuck and Helen were so friendly and fun to be around. We had homemade ice cream in the backyard. I'm sure you will miss your dear dad and grandpa, but know that he will be fondly remembered.

Darci

September 30, 2013

Chuck was a consultant at our family insurance agency years ago. We always enjoyed his company and his expertise in the insurance industry. My parents were very good friends with Chuck and Helen. Rest in Peace — you will be remembered.

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