Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 6, 2013

Barbara Hatton

GRAWN — Barbara Hatton, 74, of Grawn, passed away Feb. 3, 2013, at Munson Hospice House. She was born in Detroit to Richard and Anna (Lundberg) Socha.

Barbara was a hardworking housewife. She was known for her loving, caring nature. Barbara loved animals, especially horses.

She also was devoted to her faith and church and attended Redeemer Lutheran Church regularly prior to her illness.

Barbara is survived by her husband of over 50 years, Charles Hatton; her sisters, Joan Hart, Diane Socha and Evelyn Leeman; sister-in-law, Maxine Socha; stepson, Jeffrey Carl Hatton; and grandson, James Hatton.

She was preceded in death by her son, Ricky Hatton; brother, Harold R. Socha; and her parents.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Grawn.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Munson Hospice House or Redeemer Lutheran Church.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Traverse City.

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