Donald Tatham

DONALD W. TATHAM 64 FREEPORT - Donald W. Tatham, 64, of Freeport passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. Born December 17, 1948 in St. Louis he was the son of Ed and Edith Tatham. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. On February 7, 1973 he and Brenda Bennett were united in marriage. Don was a surgical technician for FHN Memorial Hospital for 13 years retiring in 2012. He was a member of Freeport Church of Christ. He enjoyed photography, his dogs, fishing and traveling with his wife. Surviving are his wife Brenda of Freeport; one son Donald W. Tatham II and his wife, Amanda of Freeport and his beloved dog Molly. Preceding him in death were his parents and his brother Steve. Memorial service will be 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Freeport Church of Christ. Private burial will take place at the Crestlawn Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve, MO. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial fund has been established in his name for the Friends Forever Humane Society. Don's family invites friends to leave condolence messages or light a candle in his honor at

Published in The Journal-Standard on Apr. 16, 2013