John L. Hutter, 88, Fairview, MT
February 3, 2021 | View PDF
Funeral services for John L. Hutter, Sr., 88, Fairview, MT were held 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at Fulkerson-Stevenson Memorial Chapel, Sidney, MT with Pastor Guy Pontoriero officiating. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, ND under the care of Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, MT. Visitation was noon-5 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, and one hour before the service at the funeral home. Masonic Services were held 5 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at the funeral home. Remembrances, condolences and pictures may be shared with the family at http://www.fulkersons.com.
John L Hutter, Sr was born on April 21, 1932, Fairview, MT to Ludwig and Lillian (Mohrherr) Hutter. He grew up and attended schools in Fairview. After school John work on the family farm with his father, Ludwig. In 1955, John was united in marriage to Esther Severance at Zion Lutheran Church, Fairview, MT. They had three boys. After the marriage they made their home on the family farm and he continued helping his father with the sheep and cattle. John started working for Crighton Implement as a mechanic and later as a mechanic for Stai Implement. In the mid '70s John married Shirley Kuester and they made their home on the family farm. In 1979-80 John open up his own repair business, Hutter Repair and continued operating it until his health forced him to slow down. After his mother, Lillian passed away, John moved to her home on the south part of the family farm.
John was a very active member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners. He really enjoyed the motorcycles that the Shriners performed with. John enjoyed traveling with his mother to Germany where they visited with relatives on both sides of the family. He also enjoyed blacksmithing and collecting John Deere tractors. He has his father's first tractor, a 1937 Model A tractor. John also had a collection of cars, especially Mercedes Benz. John also went to auction sales so he could keep his inventory up to date. He would go the Threshing Bees because he liked the old way of doing things.
Surviving him are: his sons, John (Marlena) Hutter, Jr., Fairview, MT; Mickael (Jody) Hutter, Apache Junction, AZ; and David (Kimberly) Hutter, Mesa, AZ; five grandchildren, Amanda Jo Weaver, Cory Hutter, Autumn (Joe) Hutter-Eddleman, Ashlyn (Chris) Hutter-Eddleman and Ariann (Dan) Hutter-Asbury; four great grandchildren, Dylan, Cayden, Treyson, and Kilian.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a grandson-Derrick Hutter.