Matthew Edwin Jutte, age 35, of Hartford City, Indiana, died Friday, April 23, 2021, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

He was born Oct. 6, 1985, at Caylor Nickle Clinic, Bluffton, Indiana, the son of Omer and Kathy (Woodard) Jutte. He was a 2005 graduate of Coldwater High School and attended Mercer County Transition School.

Matthew worked at CA Industries, Pax Steel through CA Industries and Community Connections, Coldwater. He was a past member of Mercer County Challenger Baseball, assistant coach for Grand Lake Eagles for five years and a Fort Recovery Indians fan. His hobbies included crushing cans, riding his golf cart and getting stuck, and watching “Walker, Texas Ranger,” LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. He has been a Cleveland Cavalier, Miami Heat and Lakers fan following LeBron James.

Survivors include his mother, Kathy (Woodard) Jutte, Hartford City, Indiana; sister and “brother”-in-law Joy (Jutte) and Patrick Howard, New Palestine, Indiana, along with his nephew and niece Phoenix and Phoebe Howard; his maternal grandmother, Jeanette Woodard, Dunkirk, Indiana; aunts and uncles, Edwinna (Woodard) and Neil Dent, Alexandria, Indiana, Lisa (Woodard) — godmother — and John Anderson, Dunkirk, Indiana, Sister Noreen Jutte CPPS, Dayton, Ohio, Laverne and Betsy Jutte, Clayton, Ohio, Lavern Heuing, Celina, Ohio, Walter Jutte, Ossian, Indiana, Phyllis (Jutte) and Harold Homan, Maria Stein, Ohio, Ethel (Jutte) Stemen, Canton, Michigan, Dennis and Delana Jutte, Fort Recovery, Ohio; and several cousins in the surrounding area.

Preceding him in death is his father Omer Jutte; maternal grandfather Edwin Woodard; paternal grandparents Charles and Margert (Wermert) Jutte; and uncles and aunts Joy (Woodard) Current, Maurice and Pat Jutte, and Margery Heuing.

Mass of Christian Burial following all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Mary Help of Christians Church in Fort Recovery. Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday and 9 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.

Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House.

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Mass will be live streamed by Mary Help of Christians Church at