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1947 Steve 2021

Steve Douglas Gutches

January 14, 1947 — June 27, 2021

Steve Gutches was born January 14, 1947 in Hailey, Idaho and passed away on June 27, 2021 at his home in Bellevue.

Steve joined the U S Air Force in 1967 right out of high school and served until 1972. After returning from the Air Force, he began working for Idaho Power and worked there until he retired in 2009.

Those who knew him knew he had a great love of outdoors, generous spirit and the kindness for everyone. Those who knew him well, knew of his nickname of “Sunshine”.

He is survived by his sister Shirley (Gary) Givens, step-daughter Tosha (Jim) Brown and their daughter Makena; nieces Lisa Gray (Jack), Shannon Thomas (Brad), Christy Southwick (Jess); nephews Mitch Gutches, Chance Givens, Kyle Arrington, and Mike Arrington.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Martin, his sister Carol and a nephew Billy.

Steve is loved and dearly missed by all. A Celebration of his life is being planned and will be announced at a later date.

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