Thomas Allan Dutcher
March 11, 1939 - September 09, 2021
Birthplace: Mason City, Iowa
Resided In: Mason City, Iowa

Visitation 9/17/2021
Firehouse Restaurant

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Thomas Allan “Tom” Dutcher, age 82, of Mason City, Iowa formerly of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Society in Red Oak, Iowa. Tom was born March 11, 1939 in Mason City, Iowa, the son of Lester and Mabel (Usher) Dutcher. He graduated from Mason City High School in 1957 and later attended Mason City Junior College and graduated from Iowa State Teacher’s College. He started teaching near Mason City and moved to Red Oak in 1976. Tom was united in marriage to Mary Hall on June 6, 1964 in Mason City, Iowa. Tom taught in Red Oak until 1987 and moved away from the area in 1995. He lived several different places until coming back to Red Oak approximately two weeks ago residing at the Good Samaritan Society. Over the years of teaching, Tom also coached softball and basketball.

Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers: Ray, Les, and Bob Dutcher; and sister: Verla Turvold. Survivors include his daughters: Leslie Ravel and husband Jonathan of San Francisco, CA and Allison Ruhl of Red Oak, IA and Kevin Ruhl of Minot, ND; grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Anderson, Kendall, and Alex Ruhl of Red Oak, IA; and many nieces and nephews whom he adored and who adored him.

A celebration of life gathering will be held from 5-8 PM Friday, September 17, 2021 at the Firehouse Restaurant in Red Oak. Burial will take place in Mason City, Iowa.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.


 


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Red Oak, Iowa 51566
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