Eugene Dutcher

Eugene Vern "Dutch" Dutcher

1944 - 2020

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Age 75 of South Haven MS, formerly of Flint, died Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at his home. A private graveside service will be held at Flint Memorial Park in Mt. Morris, MI.

Dutch was born April 16, 1944, in Gladwin, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Vern and Irene (Haywood) Dutcher. Raised in both Gladwin and Flint, Dutch graduated from Gladwin High School with the Class of 1962. After graduation, Dutch would heed the call to serve his country and enlisted in the United States Navy. He proudly served his country on the USS Henry, during Vietnam. Upon his honorable discharge, Dutch returned to Flint to work for Buick. Relocating to Mississippi, Dutch would meet the love of his life, Joanne Rogers. The two dated, fell in love, and were united in marriage on September 14, 2012. In his free time, Dutch enjoyed his family, doing puzzles and keeping up on world events.

Dutch leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Joanne; stepchildren: April and husband, Willie Philips and Lonnie and wife, Ann Rogers; and three step-grandchildren: Andrew, Lonnie, and Sparkle. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.