Twyla Mae Hutchins
Twyla Mae Hutchins, 89, of Marion, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Promise House in Hiawatha, Iowa. Due to COVID-19, there will be a Celebration of Twyla's Life at a later date. Twyla was born Aug. 31, 1931. She was adopted by Bob and Janie (Dolan) Hutton. She graduated from Marion High School in 1949. Twyla married Leo G. Hutchins on Feb. 18, 1951, at First United Methodist Church in Marion. She stayed home raising their four children during her younger years. She spent the remaining years working side by side with Leo at Leo Hutchins & Son Painting. She was a member of Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church.
Twyla, better known as Grandma Tiny, was such a little lady who left a big imprint on anyone who knew her. She was a one of a kind firecracker, she was witty, spunky and always up for a good time. Twyla's family was her biggest pride and joy, attending many sporting events, birthday parties, or just going camping and fishing with them. She had a love for fishing, camping, playing cards, sewing and baking.
Twyla is survived by her four children, Cletis (Bill) Sloan of Alburnett; Eric (Jennifer) Sloan, Heather (Jeff) Carrothers, Adam (Kerri) Sloan and Kyle (Bri Brown); Corrine Dvorsky of Marion; Alex (Lynn) Dvorsky, Andy Dvorsky; Curt (Sue) Hutchins of Marion; Anni (Tyler) Walker, JC (Leora) Hutchins; Renee (Duane) Johnson of Elk River, Minn.; Tyler Stahoski, Erika (David) Skarlupka and Travis Stahoski; along with 15 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Harold (Joyce) Hutchins of Marion; brother-in-law, Steve Smola of Central City; and a sister-in-law, Naomi Hutchins of Springville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Hutchins; her parents, Bob and Janie Hutton; in-laws, Louie and Mable Hutchins; sister, Carol Kelly; sister-in-law, Londa Smola; and brother-in-law, Jim Hutchins.
Twyla's family would like to thank the staff at Summit Pointe and Promise House for their love and care of Twyla.