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Eugene Sutter of Heyworth

Eugene Sutter, 94, of Los Altos, Calif., passed away Monday (Dec. 30, 2013) at his residence with his children at his side.

He was born Dec. 28, 1919, in Bloomington, the son of Earl and Olive McComb Sutter.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Paula Vermillion Sutter; and one grandson.

He is survived by two sons, Mark and Jan Sutter; one daughter, Jennith; three grandsons; two granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter, all of California; one sister, Marjorie Taylor; and one brother, Merwin “Sam” Sutter, Heyworth.

Eugene attended Short Point Elementary and Heyworth High School. He graduated from Illinois State Normal University and later earned his master’s degree from Eastern Michigan State University.

He was a World War II veteran, and retired professor of history and political science at Foot Hill College at Palo Alto, Calif.