|Birth: ||Dec. 30, 1922|
Box Elder County
|Death: ||Oct. 26, 2010|
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
December 30, 1922 ~ October 26, 2010
David Stohl Hatch died October 26, 2010 of cancer.
Born December 30, 1922 in Brigham City, Utah to Amos Chester and Edna Stohl Hatch. Married Mary Lu Joseph September 7, 1946. Later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. She died September 7, 1981. Married Barbara Paulson Durham, June 5, 1982.
Executive with ZCMI, retiring in 1985 after 37 years' service. Veteran of World War II, serving in the Philippines and Japan, and as an officer in the US Army Reserve for 25 years. Held numerous positions in the LDS Church including high councilor, bishop (twice) and counselor in stake presidency. Cherished his many years in the Bonneville and Monument Park Stakes. With wife Barbara, fulfilled a mission (1987-1989) as director of Washington, DC Temple Visitors' Center. For 18 years he served on committees staging All-Church basketball and softball tournaments. Served as coordinator of the LDS Church-University of Utah international student friendship program (1990-2006). He also served in the Salt Lake Temple as an ordinance worker from 1996 – 2010.
Loved the Gospel of Jesus Christ, his two families, traveling, gardening, and sports - both televised and in person. Also took great pride in selecting two marvelous, world-class wives.
Survived by wife Barbara, and children Madelyn (Dennis) Johnson, Paul (Jackie), Stephen (Judy), Suzanne (Norman) Watkins, Amy (Scott) Trussell, James (Janet) Durham, stepchildren Cole (Louise), Mark (Mary), Paul (Maren), Janet (Kelly) Tate, Janie (Dennis) Reese, Nancy (Mark) Gasser, Margery (Scott) Sorensen, Richard (Christena). Preceded in death by stepdaughter Marilyn (David) Lee, brothers Chester (Colleen) and Joe, sister Louise (Leon) Robinson. Also survived by 25 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, 53 step-grandchildren and 28 step-great grandchildren. Also survived by brother Oleen (Clara Mae), sisters Margaret Knight, Hazel Whitney, Mary (Chesley) Davies, Helen (Tom) Lake. Loved having discussions with friends about their total posterity which numbered, at the time of his death, 222. We will miss this kind and gentle man whose legacy of hard work, unselfishness, faith and love will live on in our hearts always.
Special thanks to Dr. William Dunson and the Huntsman Cancer Institute and to Alane and Josh from Rocky Mountain Hospice.
Funeral services will be held at the Monument Park Stake Center, 1320 South Wasatch Drive on Monday, November 1 at 12:00 noon. A viewing will be held at Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary, 2350 East 1300 South, Sunday, October 31 from 6:00 to 8:00pm and at 10:30am preceding services at the Stake Center. Online condolences at larkincares.com.
Amos Chester Hatch (1893 - 1985)
Sarah Edna Stohl Hatch (1894 - 1977)
Mary Lucille Joseph Hatch (1925 - 1981)*
Barbara Paulson Durham (1925 - 2015)*
Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Created by: Mark J
Record added: Oct 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60689233