The Obit For Bob Hattenbach

Robert E. Hattenbach

Published in The Times from July 10 to July 11, 2011

Robert E. Hattenbach, age 80, of Griffith, passed away on Friday, July 8, 2011.

He is survived by his daughter, Janice (Ron) Urevig of Crown Point; grandchildren: Alexandra and Zachary; brother, Alvin Hattenbach; sisters: Clara Jeremiah, Lorraine (Ed) Rademacher, Carol (Jim) Dallman, Pat (Chuck) Hescher; many nieces and nephews; and by his dearest friend, Joan Paluch.

Preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Elsie Hattenbach; and by his wife, Gwen.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Griffith with Fr. Theodore Mens celebrating.

Burial will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Schererville.

Friends may meet with the family on Monday, July 11, 2011 from 3:00-8:00PM at the White Funeral Home, located at 921 W. 45th Ave., in Griffith.

Bob was retired from Inland Steel and he was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. He was a Korean War Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post 180 in Griffith.

Bob was an avid lover of baseball. At one time he was a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox and he was active with the Griffith Babe Ruth and a former coach with the Griffith High School Boys Baseball program. Bob also loved golfing.

Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association. For information please call White Funeral Home at (219) 924-4100.