Norbert Benno Aloysius Kutsch, 86, of Covington, died Oct. 22. The son of the late Fritz and Martha Stempinski Kutsch, he was born in Schwientochlowitz, Germany. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving as a paratrooper. He was a former employee of Wells Forgo. Mr. Kutsch formerly lived in Lanett, Ala., but had been a resident of Covington since 2004. He enjoyed woodworking and computers and wrote a book entitled "Did God Create man or Did Man Invent God?" He will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. He was preceded in death by wife Shirley Ruth Pierce Kutsch, son Charles Ronald Kutsch and daughter Shirley Hazel Kutsch.
Surviving are daughter Martha E. Krueger of Covington; sons Jerry Wayne Kutsch of Newnan, Willard Fritz Kutsch of Snellville; grandchildren Sandy Krueger, Scott Krueger, Danielle Williams, Theresa James, Jerry P, Kutsch, Tim Kutsch, Jason Kutsch; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Tallasee, Ala., Oct. 25 with Pastor Wilburn Hill officiating.