obituary from newspaper


Rolfe -- Imogene Betty Tutt, age 80, died on Tuesday, November 26, 2002, at Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 30, at Shared Ministry in Rolfe, with Rev. Tamara EnTin officiating.

Survivors include her children, Patricia (Dennis) Yabsley of Custer, Washington, Linda Tutt of Sheldon, Marilyn (James) Cannon of Chadbourn, North Carolina, Jenifer (Marlin) Pearson of Pomeroy, Bill (Diane) Tutt of Anamosa and Eric (Dawn) Tutt of Sioux Falls, South Dakota: fourteen grandchildren: four great­grandchildren; and a sister, Rose Sheehy of Omaha, Nebraska.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband Forrest; and brother Jim McIntire.

Imogene Betty McIntire was born on November 1, 1922, at Rolfe. She was the daughter of Leland and Anna (Kober) McIntire. Betty graduated from Rolfe High School. On September 4, 1944, Betty married Forrest Tutt at Rolfe. The family traveled around the country while Forrest served in the Coast Guard. In 1960, they moved to Rolfe. Forrest died on January 29, 1981, and Betty has continued to make her home in Rolfe.

Betty was member of the Presbyterian Church, now the Shared Ministry. She was a fifty year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary. Betty enjoyed bowling, camping, and fishing in her spare time.