John D. Hutman, age 69 of Abbotsford, died unexpectedly on Thursday March 7, 2013 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00AM Saturday, March 16, 2013 at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Colby. Burial will be in the Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-8:00PM Friday March 15, 2013 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home, Abbotsford. Friends may also call one hour prior to service time at the church on Saturday.
John was born December 27, 1943 in Chicago, IL, the son of Donald and Joan (Nagraba) Hutman. He graduated in 1962 from the Owen-Withee High School.
He was united in marriage to Patricia A. Spence on December 26, 1966 at St Bernard’s Catholic Church.
John and Patricia owned and operated Hutman Heating and Air Conditioning in Abbotsford since 1968.
He was an active member of St Mary’s Catholic Church.
John lived his faith. His family and business were driving forces in his life, especially the love for his wife, Patricia, and his girls. He also cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren.
John had a zest for life and a childlike curiosity in life, as well as in his workshop. He especially took pleasure in finding out what made things tick.
He is lovingly survived by his wife, Patricia, Abbotsford, and his six girls: Angela (Craig) Johnson, Farmington, MN; Leslie (James) York, North St Paul, MN; Crystal (Michael) Miller, Hudson, WI; Tabetha (David) Otten, Abbotsford, WI; Given (Sherif Youssef) Hutman, Chicago, IL; and Briana Hutman, Abbotsford; Nine grandchildren: Ty, Drew and Emma Johnson, Spencer and Abigail York; Julia & Ashley Otten; Angelo and Gabriel Hutman.
He is further survived by two sisters, Florette (Rae) Kohn, Medford, WI and a twin sister Kathy (Ray) Cahill, Bloomingdale, IL.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Miranda Hutman, and two brothers.
Maurina Schilling Funeral Home of Abbotsford is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com