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Lorretta E. McNutt

May 24, 1925 — January 10, 2022

Lorretta E. McNutt

Lorretta Ellen McNutt, 96 of Gaylord, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022, at Medilodge. Born in Clio, Michigan on May 24, 1925,Lorretta was the daughter of Ralph and Edith (Medcraft) Scott.

Lorretta married Elmer McNutt on April 4,1945 and together raised 5 children. Lorretta will be remembered for her strength, wit, stubbornness, hard work, and determination but most of all her love for her family. Lorretta loved the outdoors and hunting and fishing with her family. She instilled that love in her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed knitting, cooking, baking and gardening, she had a green thumb that matched no others. Her pies and cookies were simply the best. She especially enjoyed knitting and quilting. Her family members are proud recipients of her beautiful labors of love.

She is survived by three children, Elmer (Julia) McNutt Jr of Coffee Springs,
AL., Kay (David) Pagel of Holland, MI and Nona McNutt (Lewis Hewell) of Tampa, FL; Grandchildren, Shawn and (Justine) McNutt, Christopher McNutt, Scott and (Jodi) Sexton, Christina and (Alan)Balko, Amanda and (Scott) McKenzie, Chad and (Angela) Pagel. Great-grandchildren Gwendolynn, Brady and Alec McNutt, Samuel and Sima McNutt, Hailee (Jimmy) Sedgewick, Lucas (Emily Hilliker) Sexton, Spencer and Aidan Balko, Avery and Gideon Pagel, Gordon, Cora and Miles McKenzie. Sisters Marjorie Steinhoff and Marrian Rosas, Brother, Stanley (Connie)Scott. Many loved nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Edith Scott, her husband, Elmer A. McNutt Sr; three children, infant son, Jacqueline Sexton and William(Bill)McNutt, sisters Lillian Martinek and Arloha Norton, brothers John, Gene and Francis Scott.

A graveside service will take place 3:00 PM Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Hayes Township Cemetery in Gaylord. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Otsego County Animal Shelter or your local Veterans or
Homeless shelter.

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