Frederick L. Hatten, 69
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Oct. 15, 1943 - April 20, 2013
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Frederick L. Hatten, 69, of St. Cloud, who died peacefully at his home on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Burial with military honors will be at St. John's Parish Cemetery in Foley, where Fred was instrumental in the construction of the cemetery's Reflection Chapel.
Friends may call from 4:00 - 8:00 PM on Tuesday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud, and from 10:00 - 11:00 AM on Wednesday at the church. Parish prayers will be at 5:00 PM and a time for sharing will immediately follow Tuesday at the Funeral Home.
Fred was born on October 15, 1943 in St. Cloud to Gordon and Emelia (Svihel) Hatten. He attended Crosier Seminary in Onamia and graduated from Foley High School 1961. He served in the US Navy from 1964 to 1966 and remained in the US Navy Reserve until 1986 and was a member of the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association. Fred obtained his Bachelors of Education from Bemidji State University. He married Sharon Ogg in 1966 and they later divorced. Fred married Linda Theisen in 2001. Fred retired as a Career Planner at the St. Cloud WorkForce Center where he remained close with his colleagues. Fred was an active member of St. Anthony's Parish where he served as a Eucharistic Minister, Adult Server, and taught Faith Formation. He also was a member of the Crosier Apostolate and was instrumental in the promotion of Blessed St. Theodore, the founder of the Crosiers.
Fred is survived by his children, Pam (Rich) Mueller of Zimmerman, Peg Gilbertson of Amery, WI, Derek (Amber) Hatten of St. Louis Park; step-daughter, Cynthia Friese-Hassanein of Rochester; grandchildren, Jeff, Rachel and Ryan Mueller, Sarah and Aaron Gilbertson, Conor Hatten; brother and sister, Fran (Mary Margaret) Hatten and MaryDenise (Scott) Sandey both of St. Cloud; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda on October 28, 2012; and parents.
Memorials are preferred to St. Anthony's Catholic Church, St. Peter's Catholic Church or the Crosier Community.
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Apr. 22, 2013