Arthur "Tom" Thomas Hutton, Jr., age 86, a resident of Manitowish Waters, WI passed away on Wednesday, August 9th at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff, WI. He was born March 7, 1937 in Mishawaka, IN to parents Arthur and Helen Hutton. Tom married the love of his life Reita Reid on August 17, 1963. He attended Ball State University and earned a BS and MS in Foreign History. He worked for the West Aurora School District #129 in Aurora, IL where he was a middle and high school science teacher and coach.
He was involved with the NEA (National Educator Association) and IEA (Illinois Educator Association). Tom loved coaching football and track and spending time adventuring with his family. He enjoyed reading, fossil collecting, fishing and woodturning.
Tom was preceded in death by parents: Arthur Thomas Hutton, Sr., and Helen (nee Cobb) Hutton; brother: Roy Hutton; sister: Sue Anderson; son-in-law: Derrick Munos; brother-in-law: Dave Anderson. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Reita; children: Shawn Munos, Thomas Reid Hutton; grandchildren: Loren Galloway, Marin Munos, Jordan Munos, Cameron Hutton; sibling Kathy (Andy) Kuzmitz and numerous other family, friends and loved ones.
A Celebration of Life will be held at The Lodge in Manitowish Waters on Sunday, September 10th at 1:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, Tom would like memorial donations to be sent to West Aurora High School, c/o West High Science Department, 1201 West New York St. Aurora, IL 60506
Tom will always be remembered for his love of family and friends and all of the family adventures he created and participated in.
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Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.