Hugh Cerutti, a former resident of Thayer, Mo., and his wife, Mildred, retired Aug. 25 after serving as the pastor of the First Assembly of God Church in Farmington, Mo., for the past 38 years.
Cerutti was born and raised at Thayer, the son of Paul E. Cerutti and Grace Cerutti Braden, and graduated from Thayer High School in 1954.
His family members include two brothers, Zack Cerutti of Thayer and "Bill" William E. Cerutti of Independence, Mo.; and two sisters, Mary Pierce of Mammoth Spring and Pauline Hufstedler of Lee Summit, Mo.
Cerutti preached his farewell sermon Aug. 25. After the morning service Hugh and Mildred where honored by the congregation with a fellowship dinner.
The Ceruttis will continue to make their home in Farmington.