Gwenivere (Gwen) Cottam Hatch


Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend Gwenivere “Gwen” Cottam Hatch, 82, of Swan Lake, passed away at her home on September 4, 2016.

She was born on March 14, 1934, in Malad, Idaho to William Ross Cottam and Clara Tippitts. She married Orin W. Hatch on November 1, 1949. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on August 25, 1952.

She was an active member of the LDS church and served in many positions throughout her life. She was a beautiful quilter, seamstress and had a love for flowers and yard work.

Her husband, children and grandchildren were the light of her life. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who will be greatly missed by all.

She is survived by two sons: Warren C. Hatch of Keller, Texas and Allen C. (Susan) Hatch of Oxford, Idaho; and a daughter, Alice (Merrill) Jones of Pocatello. She has 11 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren along with two brothers, Lamon and Dalone Cottam of Malad, Idaho. She was proceded in death by her husband, parents, two sisters, and two bothers.

Funersal services will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 12:00 noon in the Swan Lake LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may visit with the Hatch family on Thursday morning prior to the services from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Interment will be at the Oxford Cemetery, in Oxford, Idaho.


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