Loredo “Reda” Hurttgam, age 85, of Imlay City, MI died Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at United Hospice Residence of Marlette, MI. Loredo Bess Sutton was born October 17, 1935 in Wardell, MO. She was the daughter of the late Revis and the late Mabel (Wyatt) Sutton. Reda grew up in Mt. Clemens, MI. She attended night school and earned her GED from Mt. Clemens High School. She married Russell Dean Hurttgam on April 19, 1952 in Mt. Clemens, MI. Reda and Russell lived in Chesterfield and Yale, MI until his death in 2011. Reda then moved to the Imlay City, MI area.
She was employed as a sales clerk by JC Penney for 15 years. Previous to JC Penney, Reda had been employed as a sales clerk for Grant’s Department Store for a short time and as a real estate agent for Keller-Williams.
Reda was a member of Family of Christ Lutheran Church in Imlay City, MI. She was part of the women’s prayer team and Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. Reda loved her church family.
She is survived by her sons, Chris Hurttgam of Imlay City, MI and Jeff (Cheryl) Hurttgam of Sterling Heights, MI; sister, Patricia Sobkowski of Algonac, MI; her grandchildren, Anthony (Cortney) Hurttgam, Kammi (Jeremy) Young, Dylan Hurttgam, and Nicole (Dan) Toth; and her three great-grandchildren, Andrew, Jalen, and Elliott.
Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Hurttgam; and her siblings, Doris, Betty, Mary, Charles and Martha Jane.
The funeral service was held Monday, May 10, 2021 at Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 7191 E. Imlay City Rd., Imlay City, MI. Reverend David Hoffman, pastor of Family of Christ Lutheran Church, officiated. Interment followed at Clinton Grove Cemetery in Clinton Twp. A luncheon followed at MacRay Harbor in Harrison Township.
Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.
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