Sarah C. "Sally" (Hatch) Natharius

Born: Tue., Nov. 1, 1921
Died: Tue., Nov. 30, 2010


3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 03, 2010
Location: - Not available -

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 04, 2010

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 Sarah C. “Sally” Natharius

November 12, 1921November 30, 2010



Sarah C. “Sally” Natharius, 89, of South Bend died at 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 30th in her residence following an illness.  Mrs. Natharius was born November 12, 1921 in South Bend to the late Caroline (Turin) and William Hatch and was a lifetime area resident.  On November 3, 1951 in South Bend as Sarah C. Hatch she married Robert R. Natharius who survives.  Also surviving are four daughters, Deb Farmer (Jim) and Sally Zablocki (Jim) both of Granger, IN, Cindy Mark of Dublin, OH and Mary Duncan (Brien) of Veedersburg, IN; eight grandchildren, Kate and Lauren Farmer, Kristina Youdath (Brian), Alex Mark, Emily and Amanda Zablocki, and Liz and Matt Duncan; one sister, Suzie Crist (Merl) of Woodsfield, OH; three brothers, Hugh Hatch (Billie) of San Marco, CA, Robert Hatch (Betty) of South Bend, and Michael Hatch (Martha) of Goshen, IN.; and a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Hatch of Oxnard, CA.  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jim and Bill Hatch.  Sally graduated from St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, after which she enjoyed a long career.  Retiring in 1980 from the office of Bernard J. Dolezal, M.D., Sally began her second career as a grandma.  During this time she traveled from one school activity after another, including band concerts, theater productions, sporting events, and graduation ceremonies.  Sally was active in the First United Methodist Church Womens' Society and volunteered at the Budget Corner. S he was also active in various Masonic organizations.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 4th in First United Methodist Church, 333 N. Main St., South Bend with Rev. Mary L. Hubbard officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park, Granger, IN.  Friends may call from 3 until 7 p.m. Friday, December 3rd in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home, 521 N. William St.  Memorial contributions may be made to the church.  Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at

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