Russell County Kansas


 The son of Nathan and Elizabeth Dutt, was born July 14, 1876 at Bangor, Penn.  He departed this life at Russell, Kansas on September 13, 1962. His age was 86 years and 1 month.  At the age of 2 years the family came to Kansas and Russell County to settle on a homestead farm north of Russell.  Here he attended rural school and grew to manhood.  On August 12, 1900 he united in marriage to Mary Etta Harris. There were 12 children born to this marriage.  Five of these, Clayton, Esther, Clair and Loretta and Goldie preceded him in death as also, his wife on March 11, 1959.  For many years he engaged in farming and in 1937 he moved to Russell to establish their home at 5th and Ober Streets.  Here he was employed as school custodian until his retirement.  Mr. Dutt enjoyed good health most of his lifetime but due to age and other infirmities became ill about six weeks ago and was a patient at the Russell Hospital nearly five weeks.  Here he peacefully passed away last Thursday at 9:20a.m. To those who knew him and those who loved and respected him, no eulogy is necessary and to treasure the many acts of love, devotion and sacrifice are the children: Mrs. Edith Slimmer, Plainville, Kan.; Everett Dutt, Hanson, Idaho; Charley Dutt, Smith Center, Kan.; Emmett Dutt, Natoma, Kan.; John Dutt, Bushton, Kan.; LeRoy Dutt, Hutchinson, Kan.  Also a sister, Mrs. Edgar Brown, WaKeeney, Kan.; twenty-one grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren, other near relatives and many close friends. Also preceding him in death were, his parents and four brothers, Willis, Rene, John and Roy Dutt.

Services: Held Saturday, September 15, 1962 from the Trinity Methodist Church at 2:30 p.m., Dr. Carl W. Eklund, Pastor of the Church officiating

Organist: Mrs. Eva Michaelis    Soloist: Carol Anderson    Hymns: Abide With Me, Old Rugged Cross

Casket Bearers: Richard Dutt, Kenneth Dutt, Eddie Dutt, Myrl Slimmer, Roger Reddig, Ronald Steinle

Laid To Rest: In the Russell Cemetery, Russell, Kansas

                                                                           Emmett A Dutt

 Emmett Alvin Dutt, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 8, at Plainville Rural Hospital.  He was born Feb. 10,  1906, in Russell County, the son of Alvin and Etta Mary Harris Dutt.  He married Ethel Clark, May 18,  1932, at Osborne.

 He is survived by his wife, of the home; one son, Edward of Rosemead, Calif.; two brothers, Everett of Hansen, Idaho; and LeRoy of Hays; one sister, Mrs. Don (Bessie) Harbaugh of Russell; and five grandchildren.

 Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Methodist Church with the Rev. Elsie Crickard officiating.  Burail was in the Natoma Cemetery.

 The family suggests memorials to the Heart Fund.


Submitted by: Nancy J. Woodyard -

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