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HUTTON, Sherman G.

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HUTTON, Sherman G. (Dubuque, IA, June 30, 1937--Dubuque, IA, October 25, 2018). Sherman George "Skip" Hutton III was the son of Sherman Jr. and Lillian (Koester) Hutton. He graduated from East Dubuque High School in 1955. He married Mary Lou (McClain) Hutton on January 27, 1962 at HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH.

After high school, Skip signed with the White Sox organization as a pitcher. Skip served in the Army in Stuttgart, Germany and played on a winning baseball team for the 7th Army in 1958-1959. He played on baseball teams for LANGE'S INSURANCE AGENCY and played in four World Fast Pitch Softball Tournaments. He also played for many local teams including the LUX CLUB, Kall Inn, INTERSTATE POWER COMPANY, Halls and many more. Skip played in the Kiwanis Softball Tournament in 1987. He was elected to the DUBUQUE FAST PITCH HALL OF FAME in 1986 and also served as president of the organization for 6 years.

Skip retired from Interstate Power Company/Alliant Energy after 43 years. He then worked as a ranger at The Meadows Golf Course for 17 years. Skip was recognized as Volunteer of the Year at Hillcrest Family Services where he volunteered at Reflections in the Park for 16 years.

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