Verne Folden Hutchison was a remarkable husband, father, and grandfather of deep faith.
He touched many lives with his caring spirit and loving service.
Verne was born in Denton, MT January 10, 1933 to Jenny Folden and Clyde Hutchison.
Surrounded by family and friends in his final days, he passed from this life to his eternal
home in heaven Oct. 1, 2019 at Peace Health S.W. Medical Center in Vancouver, WA..
He graduated from Aberdeen, SD High School
Verne met Peggy Flint, his wife of 63 years in Los Angeles, CA. while traveling with a
musical team from Prairie Bible Institute. They were married April 6, 1956 in San Diego,
He received his BA in 1957 from Grace College, Winona Lake, IN.; 1961 Bachelor of
Divinity from Grace Theologica Seminary, Winona Lake, IN.; 1972 Master of Theology
from Western Seminary, Portland, OR. Peggy typed all the papers required for his
degrees; she said she was surprised he didn’t give her a typing test before they were
married. He served in ministries in Oregon and Nebraska.
Verne and Peggy enjoyed traveling ... an extended trip to Scandinavia, Hawaii, Mexico,
cruises to Alaska, and especially the Oregon Coast.
He loved studying the Word of God, teaching, writing, and spending time in prayer.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy; daughters, Lynn (Vince), Kathy (Daniel), and Karen;
grandchildren, Nikki (Greg), Amber (Chris), Cory (Becca), Jason (Kristin) and his 12
great-grandchildren who brought him so much joy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Lois and husband Paul Schliebe and their
daughter Star Manson.
The family would like to thank the Doctors and Staff at Peace Health S.W. Medical
Center CVICU and Neuroscience Unit for the compassionate care of Verne and his
Internment will be at Winlock, WA Cemetery.