|Birth: ||Dec. 9, 1887|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 1959|
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Tuesday Services Offer Tributes To Charles Hatch,
Final tributes were paid Charles A. Hatch, 71, retired businessman and former Uintah County assessor, at funeral services held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Vernal Third Ward Chapel. Mr. Hatch died Saturday at 1:15 p.m. in a Salt Lake hospital of complications following surgery and a long illness.
Prayer at the mortuary was by Harold Hullinger. At the chapel the opening song was "In The Garden" sung by May Jorgensen, accompanied by Mrs. Mary Schaefermeyer. Harmon S. Sowards offered the invocation. A duet, "A Perfect Day," was sung by Mrs. Virginia Hacking and Glade Sowards accompanied by Mrs. Schaefermeyer.
First speaker was H. Walter Woolley "Beyond the Sunset," was sung by a trio composed of Alice Woolley, Roberta Ufford and Pat Stewart. Janet Wallis was narrator. Driver E. Smith was the second speaker. The closing song, "Going Home" was sung by the ladies trio. Benediction was given by Alvin E. Weeks.
Pallbearers were DeVere Carroll, Leo Hacking, Bert Hatch, Charles Lewis, Claude Hatch and Blaine Lee. Burial was in Vernal Memorial Park Cemetery. Asher Merkley dedicated the grave.
Mr. Hatch was born December 9, 1888, in Vernal, a son of Alva Alexander and Mary Elizabeth Nelson Hatch. On October 4, 1911 he married Mary Lewis in the Salt Lake Temple.
He had served in many public offices during his lifetime. From 1921-24 he was clerk of Uintah County. He was Uintah County assessor from 1950 until his retirement in January 1959. In addition he served several terms on the Vernal City Council. He was a member of the local Selective Service Board and in 1946 served as chairman of the Uintah Boy Scout District. Mr. Hatch was a charter member of the Vernal Lions club.
Active in the LDS Church he served for many years in the Sunday School superintendency, as counselor on the high priest's council and as a ward president of the Mutual Improvement Association for 14 years. In 1909-10 he fulfilled an LDS mission to the cental states. At the time of his death he was a member of Vernal Third Ward.
Mr. Hatch was the owner and operator of the Farmer's Market in Vernal until 1949 when he retired from business.
He had attended Brigham Young University.
Survivors include his widow, a son, Idaho, a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Lybbert, Salt Lake City, six grandchildren and four brothers.
Among those attending the services from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kelly, Murray, Mrs. John Flynn and son Gordon, Mrs. Clydia Murdock, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hullinger, Paul Hullinger, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Hullinger, Salt Lake City, Mrs. Elizabeth Jasperson, Mrs. Ann Fisher, Heber, Utah; Will Pierce, Pleasant Grove, Mrs. Venice West and son Dallas, Paramount, California, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Pierce, Jr., Brigham City, Mr. and Mrs. Vernal Pierce, Bell , California; and Mrs. Georgia McClelland, Oakland, Califorina.
-Vernal Express, July 2, 1959, transcribed by Rhonda Holton
Alva Alexander Hatch (1851 - 1940)
Mary Elizabeth Nelson Hatch (1852 - 1934)
Mary Coleman Lewis Hatch (1887 - 1962)
Charles Dallas Hatch (1912 - 1935)*
Lewis Hatch (1918 - 1918)*
Vernal Memorial Park
Created by: Burnt Almond Fudge
Record added: Jul 03, 2007
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