SEDGWICK—Marvin D. Hatch, 79, died Monday, June 20, 2022, at Paramount Healthcare, Newton. He was born Jan. 12, 1943, on the family farm in rural Burlington, Kansas to Homer Dale and Grace Irene (Goodrick) Hatch.
He attended one room Patmus School and graduated from Gridley High School. He also earned Bachelors, Masters and Specialist degrees from Emporia State.
He was a process engineer for Cessna and Raytheon specializing in adhesive testing.
He was a member of Valley Center United Methodist Church and taught the Pathfinders Sunday School Class and Bible Study. He was also a member of the Valley Center Lions Club.
On Aug. 1, 1965 he married Marilyn Jean Stamm at Sedgwick United Methodist Church; she survives of the home.
Other survivors include son: Thomas Hatch, Newton; daughters: Kristina (Brandon) Herl, El Paso, Texas; Rebecca (Philip) Leininger, Auburn, Nebraska; brothers: Clark (Irene) Hatch, Topeka, Kansas; Gary (Beth) Hatch, McKinney, Texas; Dennis (Connie) Hatch, Burlington, Kansas; sister: Elaine Platt, Gridley, Kansas; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Doreen Smith.
Visitation with the family will be 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday, June 26 and memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 both at Valley Center United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Ji Soek Ju officiating.
Inurnment will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Sedgwick.
Memorial gifts may be given to Valley Center United Methodist Church or Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.