In memory of

Rachel Anne Hutchinson

April 23, 1926 - February 13, 2019
From: Sac City, IA
Rachel Anne Hutchinson

Rachel Anne Hutchinson

Born: April 23, 1926
Died: February 13, 2019
Age: 92
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   Rachel Anne Hutchinson, age 92, of Sac City, IA, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Loring Hospital in, Sac City, IA, surrounded by her family. Rachel was born on April 23, 1926, in rural Lytton, IA, to Charlie and Mabel (Poland) Carter.  She attended Lytton school and graduated from there as class valedictorian in 1944. Rachel lettered in Glee Club and band.
   On March 26, 1945, Rachel married Verl Hutchinson in Lytton, IA. This union was blessed with five daughters: Jan, Carol, Rita, Diane and Karen. They celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary together.   The couple spent their winters in Arizona for around 30 years.
   Rachel was known for her incredible baking and liked to can food from her garden.  She made wonderful cookies, lemon bars, pies with homemade pie crusts and cheesecakes. Sunday dinners were always special and if it was your birthday, she made you an angel food cake. Rachel was a 4-H leader and also taught Sunday school. She loved camping with her family and participated in a lot of watermelon eating contests. She had a great sense of humor. She was always there for her family with love and support. Rachel was so proud of her daughters and was especially happy to become a ‘mom of boys’ after they married. Becoming a grandma meant everything to her and she was lucky enough to become a great as well as great-great grandma during her time here on earth. Rachel had an inner beauty and gentle spirit that will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
   Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters: Jan (Steve) Pullen, Carol (Tim) Nixon, Rita (Bob) Neuhring, Diane (Leonard) Simpson, Karen (Dick) Shull; 11 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; 2 step great-great grandchildren; brothers Dwight Carter, Lark (Ruth) Carter; sisters-in-law Anna Marie Carter, Doris (Sharon) Mayo, Lorine (Harlan) Schade; many extended family members and friends.
   Rachel was preceded in death by her husband Verl; her parents; sister Marjorie Biery; brother Donald Carter; granddaughters Jennie Jo Shull and Jenny Freese.

Memorial Service
11:00 a.m., Saturday
February 23, 2019
First Christian Church
Sac City, Iowa
Reverend Mark MacWhorter
One hour prior to service
10:00 - 11:00 a.m., Saturday
February 23, 2019
First Christian Church
Sac City, Iowa
At a later date
Oakland Cemetery
Sac City, Iowa


Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 9:50 AM
“So very sorry for your loss of this lovely lady! Our condolences to each of you at this most sad time!
The Pearson's- Martin & Sharon”
- Martin & Sharon Pearson
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 5:49 PM
“Thinking of all of you and keeping you in thoughts and prayers...may the memories you made with her comfort you at this difficult time”
- Ron and Cindy Williams
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 9:45 AM
“Jan & Family Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your precious Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Sharan Wiliams
Monday, February 18, 2019 at 10:53 AM
“Please accept my sincere condolences to the family. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Rachel. The Bible assures us at Psalms 34:18 that God is near to those broken in heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May your many memories help you find peace and comfort as you go through the coming days.
- Naomi
Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:02 PM
“Heaven gained a new Angel. I'll always remember you. I will miss you dearly. You were sassy and a smarty pants, but I wouldn't want it any other way. Fly high with the Angel's. Prayers and strength for the family.”
- Jessica Anderson
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