March 14, 1927 - January 17, 2020
William Evert Van Hattum was born on March 14, 1927 in the Dutch East Indies and passed on January 17, 2020 in Dallas, TX. He lived a vibrant 92 years. He was a member of the Dutch Army during WWII. After the war he moved to the Netherlands where he met his loving wife of 61 years, Hetty Van Hattum. In 1956 they moved to the United States and settled in Dallas, TX. William worked as a mechanical engineer for Otis Engineering for 36 years. William was preceded in death by his wife Hetty and his stepson Edward deBruyn. He is survived by his son, Robert Van Hattum; daughter Jeannette and her husband Greg Miller; grandchildren Ryan Miller, Anneka Miller, Edie and her husband Jeff O’Brien; Elana and her husband Chuck Cantu, and three great grandchildren Nicholas, Zach and Sarah.
A Memorial Service will be held
February 1, 2020 at 11AM
The Pickens Center Chapel
12477 Merit Dr.
Dallas, TX 75251
Should friends desire, contributions may be sent to The American Cancer Society.
A Signature Service under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. Northwest Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238