OBITUARY - KENNETH LEE HATFIELD
July 24, 1985 - May 24, 2009
Kenneth Lee HATFIELD, 66, of Creston, died Saturday September 12, 2009 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center in Ottumwa, Ia.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Wed. Sept. 16, 2009 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highways 25 & 34 Creston. Rev.
Tom WOODIN will officiate. No viewing will be held. Memorials are to the Iowa Donor Network. Online condolences may be
made at www.powersfh.com
Kenneth Lee Hatfield, son of Evelyn Alice (MITCHELL) HATFIELD and Thomas Rex HATFIELD was born December 5, 1942 in
Ken was a 1961 graduate of Bedford High School and received his Bachelors Degree from Black Hills State University in
Spearfish, SD in 1970.
On Nov. 24, 1989, he married Coleen MILLER in Mt. Ayr. They divorced in Sept. of 2009. Ken worked as a Physical Education
and Spanish teacher and coach at Buffalo, SD, and then at Grand Valley [Kellerton], Diagonal and Clearfield Community Schools in Iowa.
He also taught at St. Malachy Catholic Elementary in Creston for several years, retiring in 2005. He was an avid reader, a
die hard Hawkeye fan and crossword whiz.
Survivors include his three daughters; Stacey (husband Mark) MANCUSO of Pierre, S.D.; Tracy HATFIELD of Ottumwa; Kari
HATFIELD of Mission, Kan; two sons, Kevin (wife Christina) HATFIELD of Ottumwa and Darin HATFIELD of Creston; two
brothers, Larry HATFIELD of San Rafael, Calif. and Dick (wife Cheryl) HATFIELD of Knoxville, Ia; seven grandchildren,
several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and a host of friends.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Harold Dean and Allen Rex HATFIELD.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2009
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