Roger N. Rutt, 58, of Breezy Point, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the University of Minnesota Hospital. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 6, 2012, at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Pequot Lakes with Pastor Jim Rogers officiating. Family and friends are invited to gather Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the Brenny Funeral Chapel. A reception will follow services on Friday in the Brenny Funeral Chapel Reception Room at Pequot Lakes. Interment at Breezy Point Cemetery.
Roger was born May 29, 1953, in Minneapolis, the son of Roger and Katherine (Syse) Rutt. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in forestry. He worked as a Twin Cities Metro bus driver for 10 years before moving to Breezy Point where he started a forestry consulting business. Roger was a true outdoorsman. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and golfing. He was active in Kinship Partners. He liked to play cards, especially poker. He will be remembered for his honesty and kindness. He truly cherished visiting with people and helping out however he was able.
He will be missed by his mother, Katherine Rutt, of Pequot Lakes; sisters, Barbara Krueger, of Minneapolis and Deborah Knudson, of Pine City; nephews, Jason and Jesse; and niece, Vanessa. He was preceded in death by his father, Roger.