Hervey F. Beutler

Dec. 21, 2015

Hervey F. Beutler (BS CHEM EGR '50), East Lansing, Mich., died Dec. 16, 2015. He was 89.

He was born in Mount Pleasant, Mich., on Dec. 25, 1926, to the late Hervey A. and Kathelyn (Klunzinger) Beutler.

He graduated in 1945 from Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw. He attended Michigan State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1950.

At MSU, he met Joyce Stork whom he married on June 23, 1951, and shared 63 years of marriage until she predeceased him on Aug. 21, 2014.

During his two years of military service, he served in the medics at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. After his discharge he joined Dow Corning in Midland and retired in 1990 after 37 years.

During his leisure time, he enjoyed woodworking, photography, crossword puzzles, and following MSU sports.

Surviving are his daughter Sherri Beutler, his brother Allan (Anita) Beutler, his sister Betty Johns, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Dec. 21 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes in East Lansing.

Memorials may be made to McLaren Home Health/Hospice of Lansing.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.greastlansing.com.