Pasadenan James Robert “Bob” Hatch Sr., Dies at 97

first_img James Robert “Bob” Hatch Sr., a retired aerospace machinist and long-time Pasadena resident, died in his sleep on September 18. He was 97.Hatch was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 12, 1919. His family moved to Los Angeles when he was seven years old. Two months later, his father was murdered in a robbery, and Hatch had to become the man of the family and worked to help out.He was a machinist by trade and worked in the construction trade on the side his whole life, his children say.“He slept only four hours a day plus a small nap before he worked swing shift or graveyard shifts. He always talked about the Moon landings and how he built some of the parts for the missions.”His wife Marguerite passed in 2009 after their 62 years of marriage.His children say he had a temper “but also could make you laugh yourself silly.”Hatch leaves behind two daughters, Sharon and Cindy, son James Jr., 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.“He will be missed by all that knew him. He was the hardest working man we knew,” his children said.There will be a celebration of life in his memory on Saturday, November 5, 2 p.m. at the Hatch’s home in Pasadena. 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena People Pasadenan James Robert “Bob” Hatch Sr., Dies at 97 From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, October 31, 2016 | 7:06 pm Make a comment HerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat’s Your Zodiac Flower Sign?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRemove Belly Fat Without Going Under The KnifeHerbeautyHerbeauty First Heatwave Expected Next Week center_img Business News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *last_img

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