Funeral services for Rosemary Hatcher, 86, Lawrence, KS will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, KS. She died Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at Windsor of Lawrence in Lawrence, Kansas.
She was born on September 6, 1924 in Plainville, KS, the daughter of Otto Theodore and Florence Lorene (Burgell) Thornton.
She worked as a quality auditor at Hallmark Cards for 26 ½ years before retiring in 1984.
She formerly worked as a switchboard operator in western Kansas and at Stokely-Van Camp in Lawrence.
She married Kenneth R. Hatcher on October 11, 1952 in Bentonville, AR. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include one sister, Wanda L. Poole, Commerce City, CO; and one brother, Johnnie Keith Thornton, Chase, KS.
The family will greet friends 5 – 6:30 p.m. Friday, at the mortuary in Lawrence.
The family suggests memorials in her name to the Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Association and may be sent in care of the mortuary.