|Marilyn I. Hatch, 82, of Victoria, died at 12:11 PM Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Courtyard Estates in Galva.
Cremation will be accorded and private inurnment will be held at a later date. Memorials can be directed to the Victoria Public Library. Rux Funeral Home in Galva is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on June 18, 1930 in Victoria, IL., the daughter of Dwight and Vivian (Nelson) Boyer. She married Duane Hatch on March 26, 1949 in Cambridge. He preceded her in death on August 10, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Donald Boyer and a sister, Audrey Wagher. She is survived by a son, Jeffrey Hatch of Galva , a daughter, Gail Hatch of Victoria and a sister, Donna Jean (Wilfred) Hanson of Monica, IL.
Marilyn was the valedictorian of the 1948 Galva High School graduating class. She was a mother, homemaker and devoted caregiver for her husband, who was disabled in a farm accident in 1967. She was also a member of the Little John Conservation Club in Victoria.