Verle Howard Hatch, 83 of Tulalip passed away April 6, 2013.
He was born November 22, 1929 in Tulalip, WA to Cyrus and Martha Hatch. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict where he was a prisoner of war. He met and married Anna Mae Gobin on January 15, 1954. He worked on a tug boat for E.A. Nord and Foss Tug for many years and he worked and retired at Tulalip Housing. He was active in the Tulalip Color Guard for 25 years.
He leaves his wife of 60 years, Anna Mae; three daughters, Karen Bayne, Vicki Jablonski, and Gloria Hatch; sister Betty Smith; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded death by his parents, brothers, George Rice, Ernest Dunbar, Wayne Hatch, Cy Hatch and sister, Frances Jackson.
We love you Pa and will miss you greatly!
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, followed by an Interfaith service at 6:00 PM at the Tulalip Gym. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Tulalip Gym with burial following at Mission Beach Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville.