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Jack Tyler Sturges

Jack Tyler Sturges, infant son of Jason and Mandy Sturges of Hutchinson, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005 at the Hutchinson Community Hospital.

Jack was born Feb. 25, 2005 at 11:31 a.m. without a heartbeat. Pastor Gerhard Bode performed a service of commitment at the hospital.

In addition to his parents, Jack is survived by a brother, Connor Sturges; grandparents: Susan Mathews of Edina, Earl, Jr. and Debra Heldt of Lester Prairie, Dale and Betty Sturges of Brownton, and Richard and Marsha Hardie of Miltona; and great-grandparents Erwin and Ruth Mathews of Glencoe, and Margaret Heldt of Lester Prairie.

He is further survived by aunts and uncles: Michelle Hoaglund of Miltona, Jen and Brad Wosmek of Lawrence, Kans.; Amy Dressel of Edina, Mike Dressel of Hutchinson, Melanie Heldt of Eagan, and Justin Heldt and Jared Heldt, both of Lester Prairie; cousins, many other relatives, and friends.

Jack is preceded in death by his great-grandparents Earl Heldt, Sr.; Donald and Ruth Sturges, and Marie and Walter Opitz.

A private family funeral service took place Wednesday, March 2, with a private family burial. The Rev. Gerhard Bode officiated at the funeral service. The organist was Paul Otte, who also sang “Children of the Heavenly Father” as a solo. Congregational hymn was “Jesus Loves Me.”

Casket bearers were Jared Heldt, Justin Heldt, and Michael Schlueter.

A memorial fund has been established at Citizens Bank & Trust in Hutchinson.

Online condolences may be directed to www.hantge.com Please click on Online Condolences.

Arrangements were by Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.

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