Hilda Hannah (Hanson) Gutt, age 95, formerly of Bowler, died on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at the Homme Home of Wittenberg.
She was born on February 7, 1915 in the Township of Almon, Shawano County, the daughter of the late Olaf and Paulina (Schulz) Hanson. On August 14, 1937, Hilda was united in marriage to Walter A. Gutt at St. Peters Church, Township of Almon. He preceded her in death on February 22, 2003.
In their younger years Walter and Hilda enjoyed going to dances. For many years Hilda and Walter, together with their sons, farmed on Highway D in the Town of Almon. In 2002 the farm was designated a Century Farm. Hilda had been a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church Ladies Aide and enjoyed cooking and baking for her family. She waited for the holidays to make princess pine wreaths. Her companion after the death of her husband was her faithful dog Sammie.
Survivors include two sons, James (Sandra) Gutt, Wittenberg and Lloyd Gutt, Tigerton; three grandchildren, Michelle (Christofer) Johnson, Yorkville, IL, Justin Gutt, Tigerton and Aaron Gutt, Wittenberg; three sisters-in-law; Margaret Gutt, Bowler, Emma Roehl, New London and Zelma Hanson, Hattiesberg, MS and many nieces and nephews. In addition her husband and parents, Hilda was preceded in death by daughters-in-law, Lillian (Zwieg) Gutt and Dawn (Watter) Gutt; grandson, Bruce; five brothers, Louie, Clarence, Alfred, Harry and Ervin, and four sisters, Violet Libby, Edna Casetta, Eleanor Hegna and Mildred Berzill.
The Funeral Service will be held on at 11AM, Thursday, October 14, 2010 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Bowler. The Rev. Michael Schram will officiate. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Town of Almon. Visitation will be on Thursday from 9:30AM until the time of services at the church. Schmidt-Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. The family guest book available at schmidtschulta.com.
A special thank you to the staff at Homme Home of Wittenberg for their care of Hilda and for their support to the family.
A designated memorial fund will be established at a later date.