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Published January 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

Jeffrey Hewitt

Jeffrey Hewitt, age 69, of Carrington, ND, died Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Carrington Health Center, Carrington, ND.

Jeffrey Martin Hewitt was born on April 1, 1944, the son of Leslie and Ethel (Legacie) Hewitt at Carrington Hospital, Carrington. He was raised on the family farm near Sykeston, ND, and graduated in 1962 from Sykeston High School.

Jeffrey Hewitt

Jeffrey Hewitt, age 69, of Carrington, ND, died Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Carrington Health Center, Carrington, ND.

Jeffrey Martin Hewitt was born on April 1, 1944, the son of Leslie and Ethel (Legacie) Hewitt at Carrington Hospital, Carrington. He was raised on the family farm near Sykeston, ND, and graduated in 1962 from Sykeston High School.

Jeff attended Dakota Business College in Fargo, ND.

On February 12, 1965, Jeff was united in marriage to Sharon Puterbaugh in Fargo, ND. They shared their life together in Carrington. He was co-owner of Jim’s Standard with his brother Jim from 1966-1998, and also farmed with Jim on the family farm from 1974-1979. Jeff worked at Dakota Growers Pasta from 1998-2011.

He enjoyed playing softball, watching Red Hawks & NDSU games, was a big Mickey Mantle and Yankee fan, enjoyed spending time at the family farm, and playing cards with friends. Jeff loved spending time with his boys and grandchildren. In later years, Jeff and Sharon traveled to many places with Ireland and Yankee Stadium being his favorites.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Sharon of Carrington; 4 sons, Shawn (Donal) of West Fargo, ND, Kent (Cindy) , Kyle (Kristy) and Eric (Kristen), all of Carrington; 12 grandchildren, Tyler, Austin, Matthew, Stephanie, Elizabeth, Joshua, Tanner, Marcus, Morgan, Haley, Braxton, Calleigh; 2 brothers, James (Darlene) of Carrington, and Jerome “Rusty” (Kathy) of Fargo, ND; 3 sisters, Janice Davis of Edmond, OK, Judith (Clyde) Johnson of Carrington, and Joelle Hewitt of Mesa, AZ; and godson, Garrett Frost of Nome, AK.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Ethel; father-in–law Abe Puterbaugh; and mother-in-law Dorothy (George) Semmens.

Visitation: Sunday, 10:00AM-7:00PM at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, ND, and one hour before service at the church.

Prayer Service: Sunday, 7:00PM at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, ND

Funeral Service: Federated Church UCC/UMC, Carrington, ND

Monday, January 27, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Interment: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, ND

On-line condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com

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