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LoRene Hatchett

February 8, 1934 — January 18, 2023

Marion

LoRene Hatchett

 

LoRene Hatchett, age 88, of Marion, Illinois,  passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at her home in Marion, Illinois.

LoRene was born February 08, 1934 in Union, Oregon, a daughter of Oscar C. and Elma (Orton)  Wilde.  LoRene grew up  on the family dairy farm in Union County, OR.  She was the Valedictorian of her Senior class in 1952, then attended 1 year at Brigham Young University, where she met her future husband.  She married the love of her life, Julius C. Hatchett on September 04, 1953 in Salt Lake City, UT.  They moved to Marion in 1956 where she worked at the Bank of Herrin in housekeeping, and then worked as a Cook for the Marion Unit 2 School District for 20 years.  LoRene enjoyed music, cooking, sewing, jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, and was an accomplished artist.  She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Johnston City, Illinois, and had been the church organist for 50 years.  

She is survived by eight children, Julie Hatchett of West Valley City, UT, Beverly (Bob) DuClos of Johnston City, IL, Paul (Sandy) Hatchett of Lindon, UT, Russell (Jill) Hatchett of Springfield, IL, Garry (Julie) Hatchett of Orem, UT, Jolene Hatchett of St. Louis, MO, Carol (Robert) Hudson of Rowlett, TX, and John Hatchett of Marion, IL; two sisters, Joyce (Don) Baxter of Union, OR and Melanie (Dennis) Vest of West Bountiful, OR; and she is survived by 20 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her husband Julius C. Hatchett; one grandchild, Sean Hatchett; and her parents, Oscar C and Elma Wilde and 6 siblings.

Visitation will be Monday, January 23rd, 2023 from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, north of Johnston City, IL.  Funeral services will be held Monday, January 23, 2023, 11:30 AM at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Chris Behan officiating. Private entombment will follow at Egyptian Memorial Gardens in Energy. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

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Visitation

Monday, January 23, 2023

9:30 - 11:30am (Central time)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

17947 IL-37, Johnston City, IL 62951

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 23, 2023

11:30am - 12:30pm (Central time)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

17947 IL-37, Johnston City, IL 62951

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