Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

October 4, 2012

Cerena Kay Hatch-Hoskins


Knoxville —  

Cerena Kay Hatch-Hoskins, age 55, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at the Pella Comfort House of Pella.

Cerena was born Feb. 26, 1957, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Robert and Rebecca Jean (May) Hatch.  She was a graduate of Knoxville High School, Class of 1975 and was a lifelong resident of Knoxville.

Cerena worked in and around the Knoxville area all her life.  She was currently employed with the Des Moines V.A. Hospital in the Food Service Department.

Cerena is survived by her children Adam (Ashley) Claver of Knoxville, Aaron (Jerusha) Claver of Melcher-Dallas and Danelle (Wesley Hildebrant) Purdy of Knoxville; and eight grandchildren, Kael, Karson, Dathan, Kinnyck, Karver, Gabriella, Anaiah and Sophia.  Cerena is also survived by two brothers Steve (Nancy) Hatch and Bill (Carol) Hatch both of Knoxville; and two sisters Rhonda (Myron) Thompson and Donna (Jerry) Flattery both of Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bob and Becky Hatch; spouses Randy McCoy and John Hoskins; her nephew Benny Hatch; and her grandson Lukas Beck.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept., 26, 2012, at the Riverside Community Church of Knoxville.  Elder Bill McDonald officiated.  Burial followed services at Graceland Cemetery of Knoxville.

A memorial has been established to Cerena’s family or to the Pella Comfort House.  Condolences may be sent to 

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