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Joseph D. Dutka (Passed away August 8, 1983)
Spouse: Virginia (Derence) Dutka-McGechie
Children: David Dutka, Karen (Dutka) Harris
Bio: Many people have made a lasting impact on the history of FGBI. One of which is the late
Rev. Joseph Dutka. He held the title as the first student to enroll at FGBI in 1957. More notable however is his dedication to Rev. David Beam during his time as a faculty member. In 1967 he joined the staff at FGBI and faithfully served until his death on August 8, 1983. Over the years he dutifully served as the Student Ministry Director and Academic Dean. His legacy lives in the hearts of those that were under his influence.