Edmond Gene Huttes, 92, of Pana passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 at Pana Community Hospital.
He was born January 15, 1927 in Pana, son of the late Edmond A. and Julia (Mizeur) Huttes.
Gene was a lifelong Pana resident, graduating from Pana High School. He went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army Air Force. Gene had worked for Oliver Corporation in Shelbyville for over 20 years, then working for the Norfolk Western Railroad until his retirement.
He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Pana and the Pana American Legion. He enjoyed being outside and building things; he was quite the handyman.
Gene married Rosemary Schmitz on May 27, 1967 in Shelbyville. She survives in Pana, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and brothers and sisters-in-law.
Funeral mass will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Pana with Rev. Rodney A. Schwartz officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Pana with military rites by Pana Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home with the rosary at 7:00 p.m. www.mdfh.com