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Noal King Hatch
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Birth: May 3, 1917
Woods Cross
Davis County
Utah, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 2005
Utah County
Utah, USA


Noal K. Hatch, 88, was an educator, librarian and media coordinator for 37 years in the Provo School District. A graduate of Provo High School, Class of 1936, and Brigham Young University, Class of 1940, he earned his Masters Degree in Library Science from Purdue University.

A recipient of Provo's 1983 Freedom Award Outstanding Educator, Noal always encouraged his students, particularly in science, history and hobbies.

Passing away in Orem, he was born in Woods Cross, Utah, a son of John Russell and Gwendolyn Harman Hatch.

On November 5, 1943, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, he married Lillian Christensen. A member of the LDS Church and serving a mission in Northern California in 1941-1943, his last calling was that of a worker in the Provo Temple.

Following his marriage he worked for Pan American Airways in San Francisco doing radio work on airplanes. During World War he was stationed in the South Pacific, mostly on the small island of Funafuti. Following the war, the family he, Lillian, and their son, Ronald lived in San Francisco. In 1945 he began his teaching career in an elementary school in Provo.

A man of many hobbies during his lifetime, Noal was particularly interest in amateur radio (W7PWH), music and photography. For many years he and Lillian worked as news photographers for KCPX, Channel 4, and filming advertisements for KSL-TV, Channel 5.

Survived by Lillian, his wife of 61 years, his three sons: Ronald (Genie), Roger (Sylvia) and Robert (Janel) and two daughters: Rebecca (Rulon) Simmons and Rosemary (DeLayne) Millet, 27 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren; a brother, Ephraim (Verena) and sister, Norma Eastley, Noal was preceded in death by three older brothers: Harmon, Bradford and Richard.
Family links: 
  John Russell Hatch (1877 - 1972)
  Gwendolyn Harman Hatch (1879 - 1957)
  Lillian Margaret Christensen Hatch (1920 - 2009)
  Russell Harmon Hatch (1908 - 1998)*
  William Bradford Hatch (1910 - 1998)*
  Richard Keith Hatch (1912 - 2000)*
  Norma Hatch Astle Eastley (1914 - 2009)*
  Noal King Hatch (1917 - 2005)
  M. Ephraim Hatch (1920 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
MARRIED NOV. 5, 1943
Note: Interment - 1 July 2005
Provo City Cemetery
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: Block 11 Lot 36
Maintained by: Annie Duckett Hundley
Originally Created by: John Warnke
Record added: Jun 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11259843
Noal King Hatch
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- Annie Duckett Hundley
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