Robert S. Hatch, 80 of Niles passed away at home with his family by his side.
Bob was born on April 2, 1938 to the late Stanley and Isabelle (McCutchen) Hatch.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers; Bernard, Virgil and Dennis, his ‘brother’ Bob McCartney, grandson Anthony Saviano and sister-in-law Sharon Hatch.
On September 18, 1987 he married Terrie (Witham) Baugher who survives. He is also survived by his daughter Teresa (Josh Landon) Hatch Saviano of Morongo Valley, CA, step son Johnny Bekeris of CA, step daughters; Tina (Mike) McGowan of Niles and Tammy Kaczor of Edwardsburg; grandchildren; Nicholas (Katie) Saviano, Kelsie (Zephir) Perez, Jordan Roberts, Devyn Roberts, Brent McGowan, Connor Smith, Macy Smith, Samuel Kaczor, great grandchildren; Brooklyn, Anakin, Adelaide, Bastian and Josephine, his brother; Wayne 'Pete' Hatch of Hollister, CA; sisters-in-law; Diane, Nancy and Debbie Hatch, many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends, and his beloved dog, Sadie.
Over the years, Bob worked for Clark Equipment, AM General and then as an Over the Road Truck Driver.
Bob graduated from Niles High School in 1956. He honorably served in the Navy for 4 years which allowed him to travel around the world. He lived in California for a time before moving to Niles. He enjoyed fishing, long, scenic country rides and he loved to travel. Throughout all his travels, Bob loved Coeur d’Alene, ID the most. More than anything, Bob loved his family.
In honor of Bob’s wishes, there will not be a funeral. The family will hold a celebration of Bob’s life at a later date.
Memorials in Bob’s name may be directed to Heartland Hospice: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online condolences may be made at www.halbritterwickens.com.