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 Sylvia E <I>Nielsen</I> Hatch

Sylvia E Nielsen Hatch

Birth
Irene, Clay County, South Dakota, USA
Death 10 Apr 2009 (aged 96)
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Wakonda, Clay County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 62711875 · View Source
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Sylvia E. Hatch, 96, of Wakonda, died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Waterford at All Saints Retirement Community in Sioux Falls, SD.

Sylvia was born on July 10, 1912, in Irene, SD to Jens J. and Nelsena (Nelsen) Nielsen. She grew up and attended school in Irene, graduating in 1931.

On February 26, 1937, Sylvia was united in marriage to Stanley "Cockey" Hatch. The couple made their home in Wakonda. Cockey died on March 26, 1996, and Sylvia continued to live in their family home. In July 2006, she moved to Waterford at All Saints.

Sylvia was employed at the Wakonda Creamery and Sunset Manor Nursing Home in Irene. She also worked as a beautician for many years. Sylvia's pastimes included playing bridge, baking, and hosting friends and family. Sylvia was well known for her hospitality. The coffee pot was always on, and homemade baked goods awaited the arrival of the next visitor. Her grandchildren always looked forward to their favorite cookies during the holidays.

Survivors include two sons, Sherwood (Ginny) Hatch of Brookings, SD and Steve (Trudi) Hatch of Sioux Falls, SD. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Ripper, Amy, Chad, Casey, Clyde, Tina; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Sylvia was preceded in death by two sisters, Elinora and Nel; and two brothers, Louie and Howard.


Memorial services will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, April 18th at United Church of Christ, Congregational in Wakonda, with Pastor Elaine Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Cemetery rural Wakonda.

Memorials may be directed to the United Church of Christ, Congregational in Wakonda.


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  • Created by: Marilyn
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62711875
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sylvia E Nielsen Hatch (10 Jul 1912–10 Apr 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62711875, citing Union Cemetery, Wakonda, Clay County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn (contributor 47077044) .