|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1923|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 2008|
Elva Oldroyd Hatch Our beloved eternal companion, mother, grandmother, sister and friend returned home peacefully to her Heavenly Father on February 9, 2008 surrounded by her family. She lived an exemplary life and leaves behind a large posterity. Elva was born September 25, 1923 in Venice, Utah to Harold Peter and Ruby Huetta Oldroyd.
She married Conrad Valoi Hatch February 25, 1949 in the Manti Temple. They are the parents of seven children. After graduating from BAC and Utah State University, she was secretary to the director of BAC and a part time English and Communications teacher at SUSC. She served her church in many capacities including Relief Society President, Gospel Doctrine Teacher and Matron of the St. George Temple. Elva was devoted to her husband and family, had a tender heart and was a great source of comfort. She instilled in her family a love of our Savior, education and great books, especially the scriptures. A keen sense of humor endeared her to family and friends.
She is survived by her husband and children, Dale (Danielle), Elaine, Lynn (Kris), Larry (Cheryl), Paul (Jenny), Anne (Stephen) Hunter, Linda (Lee) Wood. She is also survived by thirty seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and sisters Arda Turner and NaDean (Harold) Beckstrand. Elva was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Hal, and her granddaughter Sharlyn. The family would like to thank Maree, Brenda and her other health care providers for their loving care. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 13, at 11:00 am in the Cedar City 8th Ward Chapel, 212 West 200 South. Interment in the Cedar City Cemetery. On line condolences can be sent to www.southernutahmortuary.com. In lieu of flowers you may contribute to the Elva Hatch Scholarship Fund at SUU.
Cedar City Cemetery
Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Feb 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24691632
Added: Nov. 21, 2008