A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover, with Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until the Mass.
Pisarski Funeral Home in Plover assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Rutta was born March 22, 1939, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Benedyckt and Evelyn (Hintz) Rutta.
He was married to Patricia Gawlik Sept. 5, 1959, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2009.
He retired from Consolidated Papers, Wisconsin River Division, after 45 years of service.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1170.
Survivors include his wife, Pat; three daughters, Debbie (Tom) Winters, Tomahawk, and Joan Marie and Doreen (Dan) Minch, both of Stevens Point; one son, Jeff (Jackie), Poy Sippi; and two grandsons, Dylan and Jacob Minch.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Norbert; and one sister, Viola.