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Obituary for Gerald S Hatch

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Gerald S Hatch

May 10, 1924 - February 5, 2011

Gerald S. Hatch Gerald S. Hatch, age 86, died peacefully at his home on February 5, 2011. He was born May 10, 1924, in Logan, Utah to Hezekiah James and LaPrele Straw Hatch. While attending Utah State University, he met his life-long sweetheart, Barbara Moss. His education at USU was interrupted to serve in the US Army Engineering Section, 815th Aviation Engineer Battalion, in Italy during World War II. Upon his return Gerald and Barbara were married on September 2, 1947. Gerald completed his education at USU where he received his BS in Civil Engineering in 1948. Gerald and Barbara moved to Chicago where Gerald pursued graduate studies in architecture and design at the Illinois Institute of Technology. His career took him to Los Angeles then back to Utah to continue in his profession in design, engineering and management. In his later years he worked as a private investor. Gerald enjoyed refurbishing and racing cars, hunting, skiing, golfing, and photography. His civic involvements include membership in the Sigma Chi Fraternity, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary and USU Alumni. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Bill Hatch, and an infant son, H.G. Hatch. Surviving are his wife, Barbara, three daughters, Janet (Paul) Eastman, Jane Ann Bitton, and Sydney (Kelly) King, twelve grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. The family sincerely thanks Margie, Hospice and all of the kind care givers. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Ogden Your Community Connection. Services will be held at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th St., Ogden, Feb. 11, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. Friends and family may visit one hour prior to services.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.leavittsmortuary.com

 

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Date: Friday, February 11, 2011

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Leavitts Mortuary

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836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Friday, February 11, 2011

Time: 11:00 am -

Leavitts Mortuary

Address:

836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

 

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Born: May 10, 1924
Died: February 5, 2011

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Carolyn Rusch posted on 2/11/11

Dear Janet, Jane Ann and families,Just wanted you to know that my thoughts have been with you. I was so sorry to hear that your dad passed away. He certainly lived a full life and touched many lives. It sounds like he did a little bit of everything. May the wonderful memories you have, bring you comfort and peace in the days to come.My heart felt sympathy,Carolyn

 

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