Anita Louise Kutschan died July 18, 2017 in Purcell at the age of 76 years 6 months 23 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Anita was born in Cromwell, Oklahoma to Harold and Effie Junaita (Austin) Niehaus. She was raised in Purcell, graduating in 1959. Later that year, she married Karl Kutschan. They made their home in Purcell and were married for 57 years before Karl died in 2015. Anita was a manager of Braum’s for many years. After retiring, she went to work as a teller for the First American Bank. Anita and Karl enjoyed spending time with family and friends. They also liked just driving around, especially around the Lake. Anita loved sonic burgers and a vanilla coke. They had a love for life, family and each other.
Anita is preceded in death by her father, Harold Niehaus; mother and step-father, Effie Juanita and James Dyer; and husband, Karl Kutschan. Survivors include her son, Karl Wayne Kutschan and Carla Kron of Wisconsin; daughter, Kim Arter and Travis of Dibble, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Wynde and Shawn, Cory and Junetta, Tasha and Brian, Kara, Brittany, Jared, Josh; great grandchildren, Wyatt, Kaylee, Keegan, Maverick, Kyle and Kelbi; brother, Joe Niehaus and many other relatives and friends.