Juanita Utter, 76, of 17035 Michigan Road , Argos, IN passed away at 4:00 AM, on Thursday, October 13, 2011 in the Center for Hospice Care of Elkhart .
She was born in Rochester on July 3, 1935, to Dole and Reba Wagoner Clemans. She was one of 12 children, and was a life time resident of Fulton and Marshall counties.
On April 6, 1952, Juanita and Richard Utter were married. Later they divorced.
Juanita worked as a clerk at R.R. Donnelleys of Warsaw for 35 years. She was a former member of the LeRoy Shelton American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliaries.
Juanita will be lovingly remembered by her companion Bob Bauman, at home
6 daughters, Laura Hawkins & husband Wayne of Warsaw
Rita Utter of Fort Wayne
Shelly King & husband Michael of Burkett
Kathy Blauser of Warsaw
Brenda Utter of Etna Green
Tina Becker & husband Jeff of Culver
a son, Rodney Utter & wife Donna of Warsaw.
3 great grandchildren
6 sisters,Barbara Reese and companion Norm Steinman of Bourbon
Loretta Miller & husband Robert of Alabama
Mary Hammonds & husband Larry of Claypool
Norma Bolen & husband Delbert of Palestine Lake
Sue Miller & husband John of Peru
Cindy Burnworth and husband Tom of Claypool
3 brothers, Carlton Clemans of Lancaster Ca
Larry Isley and wife Edith of Logansport
Max Isley and wife Eileen of Claypool
numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson Ryan Utter and 2 brothers Billy Isley and Kenny Isley
A celebration of the life of Juanita Utter will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2011 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester, with Rev. Phil Prat officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday and one hour prior the service in the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery .
Electronic expressions of sympathy may be made to Juanita’s family at www.godgfamilyfh.com