BROKEN BOW -- Hubert L. Hutt, 81, died Thursday (July 31, 2003) at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
He was born Dec. 19, 1921, to George Edward and Maude Mae (Whipple) Hutt near Anselmo. After graduating from Broken Bow High School in 1940, he attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
In 1941, he enlisted in the Navy, serving in both World War II and the Korean Conflict.
He received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Nebraska in 1948 and completed his master of arts degree from Colorado State College in Greeley, Colo., in 1954. He then taught chemistry and physics at the high school and college levels in the McCook and Broken Bow area.
In 1969, he returned to his hometown of Broken Bow as owner and manager of the Arrow Hotel and he taught science and mathematics at Callaway junior and senior high school. In addition to his teaching and business careers, he farmed in the McCook and Broken Bow areas.
In 1946, he married Neva Nissen of Oxford. The couple later divorced. In 1977, he married Lois Dickey Helzer of Douglas, Wyo.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Broken Bow. He also belonged to the McCook Elks Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one granddaughter.
Survivors include his wife, Lois of Broken Bow; one son, Corbin Hutt and wife, Christy of Palmyra; four daughters, Susan Trupp and husband, Gregg of Overland Park, Kan., Karen Hutt and husband, Steve Tiwald of Naperville, Ill., Michelle Armstrong and husband, Rod of Lincoln, Jennifer Tuma and husband, Tom of Stillwater, Minn.; one sister, Roxy Tillstrom of Gresham, Ore.; two step-sons, Curt Helzer of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Kerry Helzer of Big Piney, Wyo.; one step-daughter Chris and husband, John Bookless of Big Piney; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one step-granddaughter.
Services were today (Aug. 4 2003), at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Kathleen LaRocque officiating. Interment was in Broken Bow Cemetery with military honors.
Memorials are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church in Broken Bow.
Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow is in charge of the arrangements.