Catherine “Cathy” Sue Huitt, age 84, died on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at her home in Midvale, Utah, due to complications related to systemic scleroderma. Cathy was born on May 31, 1938 to Mattie Stuteville (Jaide) and Dan Stuteville on her family’s farm outside of Seiling, Oklahoma. She married Earl L. Huitt on October 2, 1955 (divorced July 24, 1995).

Cathy worked as the Vice President of the Claims Dept at Pension & Group Services (insurance industry) in Portage, Michigan. She loved to travel, work in the garden, and was an avid reader, having read over 400 novels within the last year. Cathy was a devoted Christian who volunteered at her local food bank, drove senior citizens to doctor appointments, delivered meals on wheels, and valued her family and friends above all else. She also volunteered for the Red Cross and participated in several disaster relief missions.

Cathy is survived by her daughter, Sheryl “Sherry” Donohue (Richard), grand-daughter, Rene’ Smith, grandson, Sean Smith (Alison), and great grandson, August Smith. She is preceded in death by her brothers Mike Stuteville and Mickey Stuteville.

At Cathy’s request, there will be no funeral service. However, in lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Cathy’s honor to your local food bank.

Services

Services Handled By

Memorial Murray Mortuary
5850 S 900 E
Murray, UT

Family

  • Survived By
  • Sherry Donohue, Daughter
  • Rene' Smith,
  • Sean Smith, Grandson
  • August Smith, Great Grandson
  • Preceded in Death By
  • Mike Stuteville, Brother
  • Mickey Stuteville, Brother

Life Story Info

Post Date

Feb 17, 2023

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84
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Cathy's family,

I just wanted to say how much Cathy meant to all of her friends at Portage Chapel Hill UM Church - she loved all and was loved by all! She did so much to help the Seniors in their involvement in the church. She was a friend to all and everyone was her friend.

She and I traveled together on several occasions -- Canada as well as many other local trips. We would get to laughing and by the time we were through we didn't even remember what we were laughing about. Her last trip to Michigan, we were out of town so I missed her then. We did have many good phone calls over the years. We all remember Cathy as her always thinking of others before herself - Just a wonderful friend. She will be missed by many here in Portage.

Her Grandchildren were so special to her as well as the rest of her family. Sherry, I would love to have you reach out to me so we might have a visit together. Either by my email or text (269-352-4442) or phone (269-327-5319).

God Bless you all

Jane Cornette-Smeed , Portage, MI, US Mar 29, 2023

Cathy's family,

I just wanted to say how much Cathy meant to all of her friends at Portage Chapel Hill UM Church - she loved all and was loved by all! She did so much to help the Seniors in their involvement in the church. She was a friend to all and everyone was her friend.

She and I traveled together on several occasions -- Canada as well as many other local trips. We would get to laughing and by the time we were through we didn't even remember what we were laughing about. Her last trip to Michigan, we were out of town so I missed her then. We did have many good phone calls over the years. We all remember Cathy as her always thinking of others before herself - Just a wonderful friend. She will be missed by many here in Portage.

Her Grandchildren were so special to her as well as the rest of her family. Sherry, I would love to have you reach out to me so we might have a visit together. Either by my email or text (269-352-4442) or phone (269-327-5319).

God Bless you all

Jane Cornette-Smeed , Portage, MI, US Mar 29, 2023

Cathy's family,

I just wanted to say how much Cathy meant to all of her friends at Portage Chapel Hill UM Church - she loved all and was loved by all! She did so much to help the Seniors in their involvement in the church. She was a friend to all and everyone was her friend.

She and I traveled together on several occasions -- Canada as well as many other local trips. We would get to laughing and by the time we were through we didn't even remember what we were laughing about. Her last trip to Michigan, we were out of town so I missed her then. We did have many good phone calls over the years. We all remember Cathy as her always thinking of others before herself - Just a wonderful friend. She will be missed by many here in Portage.

Her Grandchildren were so special to her as well as the rest of her family. Sherry, I would love to have you reach out to me so we might have a visit together. Either by my email or text (269-352-4442) or phone (269-327-5319).

God Bless you all

Jane Cornette-Smeed , Portage, MI, US Mar 29, 2023

Cathy's family,

I just wanted to say how much Cathy meant to all of her friends at Portage Chapel Hill UM Church - she loved all and was loved by all! She did so much to help the Seniors in their involvement in the church. She was a friend to all and everyone was her friend.

She and I traveled together on several occasions -- Canada as well as many other local trips. We would get to laughing and by the time we were through we didn't even remember what we were laughing about. Her last trip to Michigan, we were out of town so I missed her then. We did have many good phone calls over the years. We all remember Cathy as her always thinking of others before herself - Just a wonderful friend. She will be missed by many here in Portage.

Her Grandchildren were so special to her as well as the rest of her family. Sherry, I would love to have you reach out to me so we might have a visit together. Either by my email or text (269-352-4442) or phone (269-327-5319).

God Bless you all

Jane Cornette-Smeed , Portage, MI, US Mar 29, 2023

Cathy's family,

I just wanted to say how much Cathy meant to all of her friends at Portage Chapel Hill UM Church - she loved all and was loved by all! She did so much to help the Seniors in their involvement in the church. She was a friend to all and everyone was her friend.

She and I traveled together on several occasions -- Canada as well as many other local trips. We would get to laughing and by the time we were through we didn't even remember what we were laughing about. Her last trip to Michigan, we were out of town so I missed her then. We did have many good phone calls over the years. We all remember Cathy as her always thinking of others before herself - Just a wonderful friend. She will be missed by many here in Portage.

Her Grandchildren were so special to her as well as the rest of her family. Sherry, I would love to have you reach out to me so we might have a visit together. Either by my email or text (269-352-4442) or phone (269-327-5319).

God Bless you all

Jane Cornette-Smeed , Portage, MI, US Mar 29, 2023

Cathy's family,

I just wanted to say how much Cathy meant to all of her friends at Portage Chapel Hill UM Church - she loved all and was loved by all! She did so much to help the Seniors in their involvement in the church. She was a friend to all and everyone was her friend.

She and I traveled together on several occasions -- Canada as well as many other local trips. We would get to laughing and by the time we were through we didn't even remember what we were laughing about. Her last trip to Michigan, we were out of town so I missed her then. We did have many good phone calls over the years. We all remember Cathy as her always thinking of others before herself - Just a wonderful friend. She will be missed by many here in Portage.

Her Grandchildren were so special to her as well as the rest of her family. Sherry, I would love to have you reach out to me so we might have a visit together. Either by my email or text (269-352-4442) or phone (269-327-5319).

God Bless you all

Jane Cornette-Smeed , Portage, MI, US Mar 29, 2023

Cathy's family,

I just wanted to say how much Cathy meant to all of her friends at Portage Chapel Hill UM Church - she loved all and was loved by all! She did so much to help the Seniors in their involvement in the church. She was a friend to all and everyone was her friend.

She and I traveled together on several occasions -- Canada as well as many other local trips. We would get to laughing and by the time we were through we didn't even remember what we were laughing about. Her last trip to Michigan, we were out of town so I missed her then. We did have many good phone calls over the years. We all remember Cathy as her always thinking of others before herself - Just a wonderful friend. She will be missed by many here in Portage.

Her Grandchildren were so special to her as well as the rest of her family. Sherry, I would love to have you reach out to me so we might have a visit together. Either by my email or text (269-352-4442) or phone (269-327-5319).

God Bless you all

Jane Cornette-Smeed , Portage, MI, US Mar 29, 2023

Cathy's family,

I just wanted to say how much Cathy meant to all of her friends at Portage Chapel Hill UM Church - she loved all and was loved by all! She did so much to help the Seniors in their involvement in the church. She was a friend to all and everyone was her friend.

She and I traveled together on several occasions -- Canada as well as many other local trips. We would get to laughing and by the time we were through we didn't even remember what we were laughing about. Her last trip to Michigan, we were out of town so I missed her then. We did have many good phone calls over the years. We all remember Cathy as her always thinking of others before herself - Just a wonderful friend. She will be missed by many here in Portage.

Her Grandchildren were so special to her as well as the rest of her family. Sherry, I would love to have you reach out to me so we might have a visit together. Either by my email or text (269-352-4442) or phone (269-327-5319).

God Bless you all

Jane Cornette-Smeed , Portage, MI, US Mar 29, 2023

Cathy's family,

I just wanted to say how much Cathy meant to all of her friends at Portage Chapel Hill UM Church - she loved all and was loved by all! She did so much to help the Seniors in their involvement in the church. She was a friend to all and everyone was her friend.

She and I traveled together on several occasions -- Canada as well as many other local trips. We would get to laughing and by the time we were through we didn't even remember what we were laughing about. Her last trip to Michigan, we were out of town so I missed her then. We did have many good phone calls over the years. We all remember Cathy as her always thinking of others before herself - Just a wonderful friend. She will be missed by many here in Portage.

Her Grandchildren were so special to her as well as the rest of her family. Sherry, I would love to have you reach out to me so we might have a visit together. Either by my email or text (269-352-4442) or phone (269-327-5319).

God Bless you all

Jane Cornette-Smeed , Portage, MI, US Mar 29, 2023

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