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Roger K. Hutchins
  • Hospice of Sturgis
    P.O. Box 126
    Sturgis, MI 49091

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“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Rogers family. He was a funny guy that always had a grand story to tell. I remember riding my little...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Paul Ream - Burr Oak, MI

“Janet, So sorry to hear about your loss of Roger. Roger we had a lot of good times at work,fishing,telling & listening about hunting stories. I Plan...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Gene Trine - Burr Oak, MI

“You will be missed my friend. We had some laughs at Ft. Knox Kt.A lot of good memories .. good times hunting and fishing together. MAY YOU REST IN...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: John Troyer - Livingston, TX

“Our Deepest Sympathy to you & your loving family.Jean & Jim Pfenning ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Andrea & I want to offer our sincere condolences to Rogers family, he was one of a kind and he will be missed ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Peter Stage - Sturgis, MI

“alan ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: alan ott - vista, CA

“My sincere sympathy to you and your family. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Ronald Roth - Three Rivers, MI

“Janet, I am so very sorry and sad to hear Roger's passing. Didn't know him well, but remember at one of our class reunions how friendly and fun he...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: An old friend, Jeanette (Blaskie) Kehoe - MI

“Thank you so much everyone from all of us. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Renee (Keith) Dawson - Fort Wayne, IN

“Janet We were very saddened to hear of the passing of your husband, Roger.Praying that God will grant you a renewed strength for each and every day...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Devon and Barb Graber - MI

“I was truly sorry to hear of your loss. Roger was a true original and I have many treasured memories of him from long ago. He was a real, genuine...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Catherine Knibbs Reichel - MI

“Janet, We are sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: MICHELE RAIFSNIDER - STURGIS, MI

“Sorry for your loss, Janet. I always liked having fun with Roger. He was a good friend.. I bet he is up there playing video poker already! Ellen...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Janet I am so sorry for your loss. Roger was a great guy and I was lucky to have known him. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Darcie Naylor (Mitchell) - MI

“Janet and families, we will always remember Roger with a smile on his face. Working with Roger was always a pleasure as he was always joking with you...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Bill and Joy Cronkhite - Sturgis, MI

“your gone but never forgotten will miss you deeply ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: kathryn councell - indanapolis, IN

“I'll miss rodge he's like my dad growing up love you all.Janet,Renee,dennis if you guys NEED anything I'm here Janet and Rodge was my savior growing...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Lori Vandosen - Portage, MI

“Janet,Sorry for your loss, I enjoyed working with Roger for many years. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: John Lesniak - Friend

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI


Roger K. Hutchins age 73 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Monday afternoon, December 26, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born July 18, 1943 in Hillsdale, Michigan son of the late Wendell and Chlois "Betty" (Center) Hutchins.
Roger resided in Sturgis for the past 52 years coming from Angola, Indiana.
On November 28, 1964 he married Janet Washburn at the First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis.
Roger was a Tool & Die Maker by trade and retired from the Kirsch Company in Sturgis following 28 years of dedicated employment.
He attended the Sturgis Wesleyan Church now named the Radiant Life Church.
Roger was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War earning the rank of E-4. He enjoyed playing pool, traveling to casinos and playing card games on his computer.
He is survived by his loving and dedicated wife of 52 years: Janet; one daughter: Renee (Keith) Dawson of Fort Wayne, Indiana; one son: Dennis (Brenda) Hutchins of Sturgis; two granddaughters: Amber (Lorenzo) Cruz of Sturgis and Alyssa (Phil) Nantkes of Fort Wayne, Indiana; five great grandchildren: Vidal "Jr." Cruz, Leticia Cruz, Lillyanna Haley, Dwayne Coulson and Elijah Sample; one brother: David (Marilyn) Hutchins of Camden; one sister: Nancy Phillips of South Carolina and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother and sister-in-law: Phil and Peggy Hutchins and three brothers-in-law: Bill Phillips, George Washburn and Dick Penoyor.
In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. A private memorial service celebrating and honoring the life of Roger K. Hutchins will be held at a later date at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331. Full military honors will be conferred by Captain John J. Kelley Post #1355 VFW and the U.S. Army Honor Guard.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Roger's memory consider Hospice of Sturgis, P.O. Box 126, Sturgis, MI 49091.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.