Lee Ann Hatton, 71, of Reinbeck, Iowa, died Saturday, March 13, 2010, at Parkview Manor in Reinbeck, Iowa, of natural causes. Per Lee Ann's wishes she was cremated. Memorial services will be held 5:00 PM, Saturday, March 20, 2010 at French Hand Funeral Home in Reinbeck. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. A memorial has been established. To view the complete obituary or to send messages of condolence, please visit our website at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.
Lee Ann was born January 16, 1939, in Marshalltown, the daughter of Wade and Mary (Yungwirth) Rash. Lee Ann attended Marshalltown Schools. She was united in marriage to Larry Hatton on July 20, 1957 in Marshalltown. Lee Ann was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Reinbeck. Her hobbies included painting, drawing, reading, knitting, quilting, and crocheting. Lee Ann enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.
Lee Ann is survived by her two daughters- Judy ( Paul) Nybeck of Edmond, Okla., June (Todd) Eckhart of Reinbeck; 6 grandchildren; Elaine Nybeck and Nick Eigel, Karen Nybeck, Bradley Hunt and Katie Cannon, Benjamin Hunt, Ashlee (Dustin) Frohn, Travis Eckhart; great grandchild, Sawyer Frohn; three sisters, Cheryl( Larry) Murphy, Donna (Chuck) Gummert, Linda (Jim) Studts; brother Ed(Chris) Rash.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Larry; one daughter- Gina Hatton; mother-in-law, Hazel Nicholl and sister-in-law Marlene Vincent