Gilbert Uttecht

                    January 5, 1927  -  April 19, 2005

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Gilbert Uttecht, age 78, of rural Alpena, died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at the Huron Regional Medical Center.

His funeral service will be at 10:00 AM Saturday, April 23rd at the Huron Wesleyan Church with Rev. Ron Burkhalter officiating. Burial will be at Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call Friday afternoon and evening or Saturday until the time of service at the Huron Wesleyan Church. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM Friday evening at the Huron Wesleyan Church.

Gilbert Uttecht was born on January 5, 1927, to Michael and Nalda (Hasz) Uttecht at Wessington Springs. He attended grade school at Wessington Springs and attended and graduated from Alpena High School.

In 1948, Gilbert married Eldora Winter at Parkston, SD. They lived in the Lane area and then later moved to rural Alpena where he has lived since that time.

He was a member of the Huron Wesleyan Church where he taught Sunday School. He was on the Huron Wesleyan Church board and the Alpena Township board. He was a member of the Gideons and his hobby was hunting.

He is survived by his wife Eldora of rural Alpena; his children, Connie (Bill) Larsen of Alcester, SD, Glenyce (Dennis) Conway of Grinnell, IA, Delayne (Cathy) Uttecht of Minnetonka, MN, Kevin (Julie) Uttecht of Huron, Dennis (Peggy) Uttecht of Whitewood, SD and Lori (Jim) Coyle of Ames, IA; 17 grandchildren, Carrie Larsen, Craig Larsen, Brian Conway, Emily Conway, Daniel Uttecht, Christopher Uttecht, Peter Uttecht, Jeremy Uttecht, Kelly Uttecht, Kyle Uttecht, Jayme Uttecht, Stephane Shockey, Steven Uttecht, Sabrina Uttecht, Samantha Uttecht, Andrew Coyle and Matthew Coyle; four great grandchildren; one sister, Veloris Stoleson of Mission, TX and four nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Born: January 5, 1927

Death: April 19, 2005

This memorial provided by:
Welter Funeral Home
Huron, SD