Jack was born June 5, 1932 in Sault St. Marie, MI to Clifford and Angeline ( Anderson ) Sutter. Jack spent much of his childhood growing up in Sault Ste. Marie but later moved to Gladstone . He graduated from Gladstone High School in 1951. In 1952 Jack was enlisted into the United States Navy and served his country proudly. Shortly after his duty in the Navy, Jack headed west to Idaho. He spent several years there and worked in the woods as a logger, the mines and construction which would eventually become his livelihood. Jack worked as an operating engineer on several projects, one of those being the Mackinac Bridge. While in Idaho, Jack met and married his wife, Leona Walker. Together the enjoyed a union of more than 30 years. Jack loved a good joke and was always pulling practical jokes. He was extremely proud of his grandchildren and enjoyed being a part of their lives. Jack also enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing. In later years golfing replaced fishing and Jack was often seen on the links at the Nahma Golf Course.
Jack is survived by:
4 sons: John (Janet) Sutter of Bay Mills, MI, Chris Sutter of Drummond Island , MI; Jeff Sutter of Norway , MI; Joe (Sabine) Sutter of Gladstone , MI
2 Daughters: Sharon (George) Nye of Phoenix , AZ; Lori (Dean) Stockman of Omaha , Nebraska
16 Grandchildren, 6 Great Grandchildren, Numerous nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by:
His wife, Leona on May 16, 1998, his parents, 3 brothers, Joe, Sandy and Michael and 1 sister, Florence