Robert “Bob” Hatfield, 75, of Sleepy Eye died Thursday, May 21, 2015 at his home. Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, NORTH CHAPEL, in New Ulm with Pastor Phil Schenck officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Bob is survived by his wife, Janice Hatfield of Sleepy Eye; sons, Bob, Jr. (Sue) Hatfield of Little Falls, Rick (Nancy) Hatfield of Eagan, Jeff (Dawn) Hatfield of Cannon Falls; grandchildren, Fredrick Hatfield, Jr., Bob Hatfield III, Cassie (Josh) Lepp, Mattie Hatfield; great grandchildren, Ehren and McKenzie; sister, Rene Schmitz of Faribault; brothers, John (Janet) Hatfield of Minneapolis, Bill (Judy) Hatfield, Jerry Hatfield all of Faribault; nieces; and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Fredrick Hatfield; sisters, Margie, Francis, Mary; and a brother, Donald.
Robert Charles Hatfield was born on January 9, 1940 in Faribault to Marion and Frances (Lamberty) Hatfield. On February 3, 1960 he was united in marriage to Janice Shaske in Northwood, Iowa. They lived in Minneapolis and surrounding areas and then moved to Sleepy Eye in 2003. Bob worked in sales and maintenance. He enjoyed gardening, reading, music, sports, collecting clocks and sport memorabilia, and thrift shopping. www.mvfh.org