Kathryn Hutchinson

October 10, 1932 ~ October 18, 2019 (age 87)


Kathryn Hutchinson October 10, 1932-October 18, 2019 Kathryn "Twinkie" Hutchinson, 87, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born October 10, 1932 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, the daughter of Walter Barnsdale and Catherine (Lascewski) Barnsdale. In November of 1949, Kathryn married Harold "Chuck" Hutchinson in Kahoka, MO, who preceded her in death . She is survived by her five daughters, Kelly (Michael) Lawrence, Judith Lindsey, Pamela Hutchinson, Karen (Patrick) Abiney, Margaret (James Greene) Minich, all of LaPorte, IN; three Sons, Thomas Hutchinson, Robert Hutchinson (Cary Hammons) and John Hutchinson all of LaPorte, IN. She also has 19 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are 2 brothers Don (Diane) Barnsdale and David (Pat) Barnsdale, both of Stevens Point, WI. Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Catherine; 3 sons Donald, Bruce, and Michael Hutchinson.; brother Irving Barnsdale; sisters Harriet Honaker and Arlene Darby. Kathryn has been a resident of La Porte since 1950 coming from Plover, WI. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church La Porte, and a member of the Springfield Volunteer Fire Department . Kathryn's passion was her family and she loved to read. Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends on Monday, October 21 from 5pm to 8pm, and 10am to service time. Funeral services will be Tuesday October 22, 2019 at 11:00am with Deacon Robert Bucheit officiating. Interment will follow at the Springville Cemetery, LaPorte, IN. Let it be known that Kathryn "The Great" will never be forgotten. Online condolences may be made at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Kathryn Hutchinson please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Springville Cemetery

LaPorte, IN, 46350


OCT 21. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

Funeral Ceremony

OCT 22. 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

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