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George Sutter

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 9:08 pm

George Sutter, 76, of Weeping Water, Neb., formerly of Martinsburg, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, at Hospice House in Omaha, Neb.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Martinsburg. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at the church.
George was born in St. Louis, Mo., on May 12, 1946, the son of George and Theresa (Ritter) Sutter Sr. On Aug. 2, 1969, he married Clare Borgmeyer in Martinsburg. They were married for 53 years and were living in Weeping Water, Neb., to be close to their children and grandchildren.
George was a graduate of Community R-VI High School in Laddonia and of Ranken Technical School in St. Louis. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked for NARCO in Farber, Cerro Copper in Mexico, owned and operated a catering business in Martinsburg and last worked as a carpenter for Mulhall’s Nursery in Omaha, Neb.
George was a man of all trades and could fix anything. He was compassionate, hardworking and a “wise guy.” He loved his family, enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking barbecue, and woodworking.
He is survived by his wife, Clare Sutter, of the home; daughter, Theresa (Mark) Canady, and their four children, Nicole, Hannah, Madison and Isabel Canady; daughter, Elaine (Rich) Feekin, and their son Mitchell; daughter, Emilee (Scott) Martin, and their two children, Riley and Chloe Martin; son, Benjamin (Shannon) Sutter, and their two children, Oliver and Evelyn Sutter; and one great-granddaughter, Haven Canady. He is also survived by five siblings, Norbert Sutter, Frances Stuart, Denis Sutter, Charles Sutter, and MaryAnn Boone.
His parents, step-mother, MaryAnn Sutter, infant son, Matthew Sutter, sister and brother-in-law, Arlene and Joe Kemna, and an aunt and uncle, Florence and Harry Hoette, all died earlier.
Memorials may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (
Arnold Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.