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Vaden L. “Bud” Gutting

October 14, 1951 ~ May 4, 2019 (age 67)



   Vaden L. "Bud" Gutting, 67, of Quincy, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Saturday (May 4, 2019) at his home.

   Born October 14, 1951 in Keokuk, Iowa, Bud was the son of Vaden Clell and Bernice Roberts Gutting.  He married Deborah "Debbie" Totsch on December 28, 1985 in Pittsfield, Illinois. She survives.

   Bud was a St. Louis Cardinals fan and and avid golfer who had been a member of Cedar Crest Country Club and most recently Westview Golf Course.  He enjoyed visiting with his many friends on Facebook who enjoyed his morning posts from "Bud's Coffee House".

   Bud was devoted to his family and he loved the time he shared with them, especially his granddaughter, Emilia.

   Bud worked for 40 years as a car salesman and was annually one of the top salesmen in the area. During his career he had been employed with Pruitt Lincoln-Mercury, Honda, Jappy Dickson Cadillac-Olds, Steve Nosser Ford and most recently with Gem City Ford until his retirement.

   Survivors include his wife, Debbie; his daugher, Randi Velarde (Fabian) of Quincy; his granddaughter, Emilia Velarde; his sister, Brenda Gutting of Quincy; a half brother, Chuck Gutting of Clayton, IL; his father in law and mother in law, George and Mardell Totsch of Pittsfield, IL; a sister in law, Diane Rogers (Mike) of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Bud was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Connie Jean Bertelli.
   Memorial services will be held Tuesday evening at 7:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

   Memorial visitation will be Tuesday evening from 4:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Emilia Velarde Educational Fund.



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