Obituary: Marcus Guttrich


Marcus Guttrich, 88 of Carmel, passed away peacefully, July 29, in his home.

He was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Cedarville, Ind. He was a graduate of Urbana High School, in 1944 he served in the U.S. Army during the end days of World War II, in Paris he was a Staff Sargent in a Quartermaster role.

Following the War, he returned to the family farm and married JoAnn R. Mast. His professional career took him from the farm to selling Ford Cars and Trucks, which was a great passion of his. Following his time with Ford he worked at Ace Hardware, ultimately retiring in 1988.

He had many friends and loved to drive to all over the state to eat and chat with locals. The family often joked that “dad knew every restaurant in Indiana!”

Marcus’ survivors include; children, Susanne R. Guttrich, Sara J (David) Hughes, Dennis M. Guttrich; grandchildren, Michael Guttrich and Elizabeth Hughes.