Kutsch, Joan H., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, daughter, sister and aunt passed away suddenly Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at her home. Age 58 years. The daughter of Blanche (Kirby) Schallhorn and the late Harold Schllhorn, Joan was born January 27, 1953 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Richard J. Kutsch on August 14, 1985. He predeceased her October 31, 2005. Joan was employed as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 35 years. She enjoyed traveling and was a talented artist. Joan also enjoyed being with family and her pet dog, Remmie.  Surviving are one son, Kirk Kutsch, Saginaw; Joan’s mother, Blanche Schallhorn, Saginaw; two sisters, Nancy Mitchel and her husband Andrew Arbury Jr., Midland; Connie Hames, Bonita Springs, Florida; several nieces and nephews, Todd Mitchel, Keri Kiessel, Stephen Sullivan and Jason Sullivan; many cousins including Gerald Verrett.  Honoring Joan’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private committal service will take place at Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road.  www.snowfuneralhome.net