In Memory

Dean Hatke - Class Of 1974

Dean Hatke

Dean A. Hatke, 55, of 5288 N. 50 E. Camden, IN, died unexpectedly Thursday-August 18, 2011 at 3:15pm at his residence.  He had been in declining health since November 2010.  He was born December 1, 1955 in Lafayette, IN, to Vincent Hatke of Lafayette, and his mother Sharon Smith Ausban, her husband Ed of Lafayette.  His marriage was to Trica M. Yates in Delphi on April 24, 1976, and she survives.  He and his wife formerly lived in Delphi for many years, then moving to their farm near Camden in 2004.  He was a 1974 graduate of Delphi High School, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church-Delphi.  He worked for The Anderson’s Inc., grain division, Delphi plant, from 1975-2008, retiring due to his health.  He enjoyed working around his farm, yard work, gardening, his draft horses, playing dart games, and pool.  He dearly loved his family and 3 granddaughters.



   Wife:  Trica M. Hatke                                     Camden, IN

   Son:  Ryan D. Hatke, friend Mary Daniels          Flora, IN

   Son:  Todd & Lori Hatke                                 Lafayette, IN

   Father:  Vincent Hatke                                   Lafayette, IN

   Mother:  Sharon & Ed Ausban                          Lafayette, IN

   Brother:  Jack & Beth Hatke                            Delphi, IN

   Brother:  Norm Hatke                                     Atlanta, GA

   Brother:  Brad & Tami Hatke                           Lafayette, IN

   Sister:  Sally & Brent Burkhalter                      Lafayette, IN

   In laws:  Jim & Delores Yates                         Delphi, IN

   3 granddaughters:  Zoie, Caitlyn, & Kearsten Hatke


Services:  Friends may call Sunday 3-6pm at Abbott Funeral Home-Delphi.  Service there Monday 10:30am, Father Peter Vanderkolk officiating.  Burial at Paint Creek Cemetery-Camden.  Memorial contributions to the Carroll County Cancer Association, envelopes available at the funeral home.  Online condolences: