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Roger Lawrence Gutka

Mount Pleasant, Michigan

June 3, 1937 - May 29, 2024

Roger Lawrence Gutka Obituary

GUTKA, ROGER LAWRENCE, age 86, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2024.


A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, June 3, 2024, at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Loren Kalinowski officiating. The family will greet friends on Monday beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of the service. A luncheon will immediately follow at Reflections Reception Center at Clark Family Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Parish. Envelopes will be available at the church.


Roger was born June 3, 1937, in Saginaw, the son of Roman and Ruth (LaVictoire) Gutka. He was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy with the class of 1956 and was a lifelong resident of Mt. Pleasant. Roger obtained his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Delta College and Central Michigan University. He worked as an accountant for Alma Products and retired after 35 years. Roger was a member of Sacred Heart Parish, Knights of Columbus, Historical Society of Isabella County, and Genealogy Club of Isabella County. His hobbies included gardening, golfing, bowling, and amateur radio. He also liked watching high school and college sports. Roger loved to travel throughout Michigan, playing golf in the northern and western parts of Michigan; he especially liked to find a challenging course. Roger was a caregiver for his only sister Nancy prior to her passing.


Roger is survived by his niece Amy (James) Taylor of Novi and their children Logan, Chloe, and Jacob; and niece Susan Pitock of Davison and her children Emily, Dylan, and Dani.


Roger was preceded in death by his parents Roman and Ruth Gutka; and sister Nancy (Peter) Pitock.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Roger Lawrence Gutka hosted by Clark Family Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service.

GUTKA, ROGER LAWRENCE, age 86, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2024.


A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, June 3, 2024, at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Loren Kalinowski officiating. The family will greet friends on Monday beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of the service. A luncheon will immediately follow at Reflections Reception Center at Clark Family Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Parish. Envelopes will be available at the church.


Roger was born June 3, 1937, in Saginaw, the son of Roman and Ruth (LaVictoire) Gutka. He was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy with the class of 1956 and was a lifelong resident of Mt. Pleasant. Roger obtained his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Delta College and Central Michigan University. He worked as an accountant for Alma Products and retired after 35 years. Roger was a member of Sacred Heart Parish, Knights of Columbus, Historical Society of Isabella County, and Genealogy Club of Isabella County. His hobbies included gardening, golfing, bowling, and amateur radio. He also liked watching high school and college sports. Roger loved to travel throughout Michigan, playing golf in the northern and western parts of Michigan; he especially liked to find a challenging course. Roger was a caregiver for his only sister Nancy prior to her passing.


Roger is survived by his niece Amy (James) Taylor of Novi and their children Logan, Chloe, and Jacob; and niece Susan Pitock of Davison and her children Emily, Dylan, and Dani.


Roger was preceded in death by his parents Roman and Ruth Gutka; and sister Nancy (Peter) Pitock.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Roger Lawrence Gutka hosted by Clark Family Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service.

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