Obituaries » Mildred J. Hatfield
April 19, 1939 - August 1, 2019
Burial Date August 8, 2019
In accordance with her wishes, the family will greet friends at 11:00 a.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, August 08, 2019 for visitation prior to the funeral service which is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. She will be laid to rest with her late husband at Mt. Everest Memorial Park following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mildred’s memory to Wings of Hope Hospice Care, c/o the funeral home. Friends and family are encouraged to leave a condolence message.
Age 80, passed away at home on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Mildred was born on April 19, 1939 in Anniston, Alabama, the daughter of Garrett and Florence (Poland) Wade. She grew up in the south and cherished many years in her hometown of Anniston, creating many memories. On July 05, 1958, she married the love of her life, Kenneth Hatfield and celebrated 48 years of marriage together, prior to his death in 2007. Mildred truly loved her role as wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was famous within her circle for her cooking, gardening and working in the greenhouse industry in Comstock for many years. Mildred was particularly proud of her four sons, and their families. She was preceded in death by her husband, her beloved granddaughter, Jennifer Hatfield, as well as her parents. She leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Kenny (Vera) Hatfield of Scotts, Michigan, John (Terri) Hatfield of Plainwell, Michigan, Tim Hatfield of Plainwell, Michigan and Melvin (Michelle) Hatfield, also of Plainwell. She also leaves a legacy of 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, with a 16th great grandchild soon to arrive. She is also survived by her siblings, Judy Blewster, Tim Wade, Montez (Glenn) Bryant and Eddie Wade, all of Anniston, Alabama.