James Gutshall

Born: Wednesday, October 27, 1948
Passed: Saturday, August 11, 2018

8/20/2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fred C. Olson Chapel  , Rockford IL 
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James Gutshall, 69, of Rockford, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Born on October 27, 1948, in Beloit, WI, the son of Robert & Catherine (Carson) Gutshall. James married Ruth Herbig on January 8, 1968 in Rockford. He was a United States Army veteran. James worked as an assembler and stamper at Chrysler Corporation - Belvidere. He was a member of the Coronado Organ Club and Blackhawk Bicycle & Ski Club.
Survived by his wife, Ruth; daughter, Tamara (Randy) Stultz of Rockford, IL; grandchildren, Timothy and Samantha Stultz and three grandchildren living out of state; four great-grandchildren; mother, Catherine Gutshall; two brothers; and one sister. Predeceased by his father, and brother, David.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 20, 2018 in Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 2nd Ave., Rockford. Memorials may be made to the Coronado Organ Fund, 314 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61101-0476.

Condolences & Shared Memories (13)

  1. Allie S

    He always came into the Y with a huge smile; and I just found out today the reason why I haven't seen him in awhile. I'm so sorry for the loss of such an outgoing happy man. Our conversations and his smile will be missed dearly.

  2. Chuck and Carrie Gutshall

    Prayers can't travel God Bless you

  3. gary marzorati

    very nice man who worked hard to get better at biking. so sorry for your loss

  4. Lawrence Smith

    Jim is one of the good guys he will be missed

  5. Harry Nelson

    My Condolences.

  6. Barbara Gutshall Cardott

    Mom and I will not make it up there she doesn't travel well at 93 God be with you

  7. Carol Kraft

    Jim always had a great story and I will miss riding with him.

  8. Lynn Bonnett

    I'm sorry for your loss. I biked with Jim on Monday nights. He always worked hard to improve his biking and was proud when he extended his distance! We will miss him.

  9. Carlos Cruz

    My prayers for the family. Im sorry for your loss. I will miss the bike rides together.

  10. Judy Brenner

    I'm so very sorry for your loss Ruth . Jim was quite a guy! He always had a smile & a joke. My love & prayers to you.

  11. Sandra Terral

    I am so sorry, I worked with Jim many years in Stamping. I know he is with GOD.

  12. Kurt Untersee

    I am so sorry for your loss. I knew Jim from the bike club on the Tuesday and Thursday morning rides. I enjoyed talking to Jim at the breakfasts. Connie and I are praying for you and your family Ruth. Kurt and Connie Untersee

  13. Terry Leonard

    It was great to know and cycle with you Jim. Ride on!!

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