Ralph W. Hatfield, 78, died Thursday, March 27, 2003 at Cameron Hospital, Angola, Indiana. A native of Ossian, Indiana, he was a retired US Air Force Pilot and worked in intelligence for the Civil Service. He was a member and Past Commander of Orland American Legion, National Guard Association, K of P Lodge, and National Association of Federal Employees. He is preceded in death by his wife Joan J. Hatfield who passed away in 1995.

He is survived by grandson David Sorice, Chicago, Illinois; nephew Jerry Hatfield, Yoder, Indiana; and 1 Grandchild.

A Memorial Service was held Monday, March 31, 2003 at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home for Funerals with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery. Memorials to Orland Fire & Rescue or Cameron Memorial Hospital.

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