Born 8-27-1911 -- Died 3-1-2008
Heinrich Ferdianand Kutsch, 96, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 1, 2008, at his residence. He was born in Essen, Germany, on Aug. 27, 1911, the son of the late Henrich and Martha (Pieper) Kutsch.
He worked as a sheetmetal worker for a fabrication company and was a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend.
He was the widower of Martha Marie (Jankus)?Kutsch.
He is survived by: a daughter, Erica Sommer of Horseshoe Bend; a son, Heinz Kutsch (Rebecca) of Hender-son, Nev.; a sister-in-law, Elisabeth White of Vista, Calif.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife; a son, Manfred Kutsch; his parents; a brother, Franz Kutsch; and a sister Herta Schoenke.
Graveside services and interment were held at the Evening Shadows Memorial Park Cemetery in ?Horseshoe Bend on March 2 with Rev. David Tewes officiating.
Arrangements were made under the direction of the Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.
A memorial service was held by the family March 8 at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend.