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Kenneth L. Hatten Sr.

Ken passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in Kalamazoo.

He was born July 17, 1942 in Otsego, the son of George and Margarite (Rex) Hatten. Ken had been a truck driver, carpenter and factory worker. He loved hunting, fishing, visiting nursing homes, bowling and following NASCAR. Ken enjoyed organizing arts and craft projects at his apartment complex and spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving are his children, Jamie Briggs of Kalamazoo, George Briggs of Lawton, Jody Briggs of Kalamazoo, Donna Jo (Tommy) Coffee, Shawn Hatten, Kimberly Hayworth and Kenneth Jr. (Jennifer) Hatten all of Indiana; many grandchildren; his siblings, Shirley, Doug, Roger and Barbara along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Bud, Joe, George, Stormy, Jerry, Velma and Evelyn.

Friends may visit with Ken’s family from 2-4 P.M., Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

Cremation will follow.

Contributions in memory of Ken may be made to

Wishbone Animal Rescue.

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Terry Arehart VanLent

January 9, 2019 at 4:03 pm

Barb and Roger….so sorry for your loss❤️


Bonnie McDonald

January 9, 2019 at 5:16 pm

so rry for your lose tell Barb thinking of her


Bob and Debbie Canfield

January 10, 2019 at 12:54 pm

Sorry for your loss you are in our prayers.


Brenda & Joe Hatten

January 10, 2019 at 2:16 pm

Our hearts go out to his children and their families durning this very difficult time.

Holding aunt Shirley Barbara uncle Roger Doug close at heart as u go through this terrible loss


Carol Sue Pike

January 10, 2019 at 9:43 pm

Sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to all of you.

Keeping memories of Ken alive in our children and grandchildren will be our goal.


Nancy Hall

January 18, 2019 at 9:47 pm

Sorry for your loss. I attended Allen School the old county school over by Otsego, knew Kenny then and his siblings. We were both born on 17 in July. Just learn of his passing, sorry for your loss. Seen him once in awhile around town. Prayers for the family. Nancy (Dobbins) Hall


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