Helene H. Hutchinson
- December 28, 1920 - January 31, 2012
- Battle Creek, Michigan
of Helene's Passing
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“To the family of Helen: I have fond memories of Helen and your family as the neighbors gathered, often weekly at each others place. The grown ups...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Karen (McMahen)McConnell - ND
“June and Jean, I am so sorry for your loss. Helene lived a long and fulfilling life. I know she will be missed by all of you. My prayers go out...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Laura Rodriguez - Buford, GA
“My condolences to the family in this time of grief. May God rest Helen's soul and may she rest in peace.
3 of 16 | Posted by: Van Pratt - Battle Creek, MI
“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. She will be missed.
4 of 16 | Posted by: Melynda (Walker) McClung - CO
“You will be missed Grandma Helen. You're in a much better place now away from any pain or worry. All of your Memories will be remembered and a Smile...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Shannon SIms - MI
“When I was a young child I remember crying to my Great Aunt Helen that I had no Grandmas anymore, so she said "I know, but Shellie I will be your...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Shellie Sims - Canton, MI
“She had a full life, but I know she will be dearly missed. May God comfort you with His peace and love, she was a special lady.
7 of 16 | Posted by: Suzanne Tsukahara - Richardson, TX
“Be with God, Aunt Helene.
8 of 16 | Posted by: Robert and Shari Hutchinson - WA
“Our condolences to all of Aunt Helene's family. She will be missed, but in our thoughts and prayers.
9 of 16 | Posted by: Dennis & Linda Hutchinson - WA
“My prayers and thoughts are with you
10 of 16 | Posted by: Dennis Sitter - Englewood, CO
“Jean and family, we are sorry for your loss. The Geeting family.
11 of 16 | Posted by: Linda Geeting-Nycum - Bellevue, MI
“I am saddened to learn of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
12 of 16 | Posted by: Connie VandePolder - Battle Creek, MI
“Our parents went to dances together. Sorry for your loss of your Mom.
13 of 16 | Posted by: don@la Rue Reherg - Boise, ID
“So sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom was a special Aunt to us. She and mom had many good times while they lived together. She will be missed. Love...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Greer - Bozeman, MT
“I am so sorry to see the passing of Grandma Helen. For a long time she cared for my son, we'd pick her up and go open the day care! Such a sweet...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Robin Bowen (Rawlings) - IA
“I have so many great memories of Helene. I loved her laugh! She made the best cinnamon rolls! She was a great seamstress. She will be missed.
16 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Chapman - Nashville, MI
Helene H. Hutchinson, 91, of Battle Creek, died Tuesday, January 31, 2012. She was born December 28, 1920, in Sentinel Butte, North Dakota to John and Anne Fosjord. She was the tenth child of thirteen. Helene married Newell E. Hutchinson on June 2, 1941 in Billings, Montana. They lived in Montana, North Dakota and Washington before moving to Michigan in 1973 with their son, Harry. Helene liked children and worked for her niece at Small World Preschool until retiring in 1986. She was known to many children as Grandma Helen. She moved to Billings, Montana to live with her sister, Anna for about 10 years before returning to Battle Creek to live with her daughter, Jeanine. Helene was preceded in death by her husband, Newell; her youngest son, Harry; four brothers and seven sisters. She is survived by her sons, E. Alan (Marilyn) Hutchinson of Ekalaka, Montana, Arnold (Suzanne) Hutchinson of Florence, New Jersey, Les (Linda) Hutchinson of Snohomish, Washington; daughter, Jeanine Hutchinson of Battle Creek; daughter-in-law, Cindy Hutchinson of Cheboygan; 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, her sister, Margit Curtsinger of California and many nieces and nephews. Helene was quite an artist. She enjoyed drawing and could draw just about anything. She also liked to sing and harmonize with her children and the children at the preschool. She also was a Sunday school teacher when her children were young. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Shaw Funeral Home and from 12:00 until 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 6, 2012 where services will take place 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Robert Muirhead officiating. Interment, Hicks Cemetery. Memorial donations may go to American Diabetes Association. The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home. www.shawfuneralhome.com