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Obituary: Michael Dutcher

Obituary: Michael Dutcher

October 31st, 2018 in Obituaries
Location: California, mo

Michael "Mike" Dutcher, 74, of California, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 28, 2018, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia. He was born on December 5, 1943, to Estel and Thelma (Middleton) Dutcher. On April 8, 1966, Mike was united in marriage to Bonnie Marriott who survives at home. Mike graduated from Eldon High School and later went to Linn State Technical College for two years. He served in the Vietnam War in the Army from 1965 to 1967. Mike was the owner and operator of Reinsch's Sales and Services from 1976 to 2018. He was a member of the Lebanon Baptist Church in McGirk and Capital West Christian Church. He is survived by his loving wife Bonnie; two sons: Darin (Amy) Dutcher of Jefferson City; Chris (Becca) Dutcher of Jefferson City; one daughter: Dianna (Chuck) Bolfing of California; five grandchildren: Hannah Dutcher of Jefferson City, Alissa Dutcher of Joplin, Matthew, Cody, Luke Bolfing, all of California; two step-grandsons: Robert of Jefferson City, Alex of Marshall; two sisters: Joyce Scott of Barnett, Kathy Vanstrern of Iowa; numerous nieces and nephews. Mike was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Phillip Dutcher. Friends will be received from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 2, 2018, at the Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Funeral Services will at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 2, 2018, at Houser-Millard Funeral Director. Burial will follow in Hawthorn Memorial Gardens with full military honors. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Capital West Christian Church or Lebanon Baptist Church in McGirk, Missouri. Arrangements are under the direction of the HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65109. (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at www.millardfamilychapels.com