Business and community leader Kenneth L. "Ken" Hatch, died unexpectedly in Bellevue on Nov. 21 at the age of 82. His wife of 22 years, Cathi Hatch, was by his side. "He always helped people be their best selves," said Cathi Hatch. "He inspired people to be more than they ever thought they could be. He unfailingly believed in family and in his children, and he was my biggest fan." Born in Vernal, Utah, in 1935, Ken Hatch grew up on a small cattle ranch in high mountain country.