Eugene Marvin Gutscher was born on November 3, 1928 in McCook, Nebraska to Alvin Emerson Gutscher and Nellie Mae (Webb) Gutscher. He went to be with his Lord on August 28, 2013 at his home in Mountain View, Missouri, at the age of 84 years 9 months and 25 days.
Visitation will be from 1-3 PM August 30 at Little Zion Baptist Church in Trask. Funeral Services will be at 3 PM Friday, August 30 at Little Zion Baptist Church, with interment at Greenlawn Cemetery in Mountain View.
He was united in marriage to Elsie Berniece Nicholson on August 28, 1948 at Hardy, Arkansas and to this union five children were born.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie, of the home; two sons, Mike Gutscher and wife, Judy, of Mehlville, MO and Pat Gutscher of Mountain View; two daughters, Debbie Schulz and Karen Gutscher, both of Mountain View; two brothers, Harold Gutscher of Springfield, MO and Jim Gutscher of Mountain View; three sisters, Iona Wiese of Lee Summit, MO, Zola Gordon of Mountain View, and Crystal Hurt of Prineville, OR; nine grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Keith; two grandchildren; one sister; and three brothers.
Gene worked at Smith Flooring for over 40 years and returned to help several times after his “official” retirement. He made many lifelong friends while working there.
Gene loved the Lord and was a member of Little Zion Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him, but we look forward to that great reunion in heaven.