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Claude E. Sutter

August 13, 1930 - August 4, 2014
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Claude E. Sutter, age 83, of Kewadin passed away Monday, August 4, 2014 at his home. He left this world in the same room he entered. Claude graduated from Elk Rapids High School in 1948. He married Beverley L. Patton on September 16, 1950. Together they raised 3 children. Claude was a dairy and crop farmer. He spent every spare moment riding his motorcycles. He traveled the country and parts of Canada with his wife. They made it to 45 of the states. He was a member of the Michigan Road Riders. He and Bev would ride in parades all over northern Michigan. Claude also enjoyed gardening. He loved being able to provide for others and was...
Claude E. Sutter, age 83, of Kewadin passed away Monday, August 4, 2014 at his home. He left this world in the same room he entered. Claude graduated from Elk Rapids High School in 1948. He married Beverley L. Patton on September 16, 1950. Together they raised 3 children.
Claude was a dairy and crop farmer. He spent every spare moment riding his motorcycles. He traveled the country and parts of Canada with his wife. They made it to 45 of the states. He was a member of the Michigan Road Riders. He and Bev would ride in parades all over northern Michigan. Claude also enjoyed gardening. He loved being able to provide for others and was often found giving away his fresh produce. Spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren, was very important to Claude.
He will be greatly missed by his wife of 63 years, Children: Rhonda (Richard) Haller of Spring Arbor, Ranae (Charles) Utley of Boyne Falls, and Brian Sutter of Elk Rapids; 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, and sister Lila Trautman.
Besides his parents, Claude was preceded in death by his sister Marie Barnes.
A visitation will be held Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 6-8pm at the Covell Funeral Home in Elk Rapids. A funeral will be held at 11 am with visitation one hour prior also at the funeral home. Burial will take place at S. Milton Twp. Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Claude's name may be directed to the charity of donor's choice.
Please share a memory of Claude at www.covellfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Elk Rapids.

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