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Edward R. Sutter

November 6, 1948 April 18, 2019
Edward R. Sutter
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Obituary for Edward R. Sutter

Edward R. Sutter, age 70, died on Thursday, April 18, 2019, following a cardiac arrest while visiting family in Colorado Springs, CO.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 51 years, Sheryl, and two sons, Richard and Ronald. He also leaves behind five grandchildren, James, Emma, Jack, Elissa, and Kira.

Ed was born Nov 6, 1948 in Carlisle, PA to Ralph and Lillian Sutter. His family moved several times during his early life, settling in Colorado Springs when he was 10.

He is a veteran, having served more than 21 years in the Air Force where he earned several medals, including the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Air Medal. Ed joined the Air Force upon graduating college and earned his pilot wings in 1972. During his career, he flew and instructed in T-29, T-37, and KC-135 aircraft. He also deployed in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1991/1992. After a several year break following his retirement from the Air Force, Ed went back to flying the shuttle for Intel. He also enjoyed his hobby flying radio controlled model aircraft. He was active in his church, River City Christian.

He will be interred at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery on Monday, April 29th. A memorial service will be held at Saturday, May 11th, 2:00 at River City Christian Church, Rancho Cordova, CA.

Contributions in memory of Ed may be made to Disabled American Veterans at

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9:00 AM 4/29/2019 9:00:00 AM
Sacramento Valley National Cemetery

5810 Midway Rd
Dixon, CA 95620

Sacramento Valley National Cemetery
5810 Midway Rd Dixon 95620 CA
United States





2:00 PM 5/11/2019 2:00:00 PM
River City Christian Church

10933 Progress Ct
rancho cordova, ca 95670

River City Christian Church
10933 Progress Ct rancho cordova 95670 ca
United States

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