|Thousands of people have left our small rural county to launch their lives in far-a-way states around America, and contribute to the great American dream.|
Dr. Frederick H. Hathaway, 91, of Lincoln, Nebraska, formerly of Grantsville, is one example, passing away September 27, 2006.
He was the son of
Frederick S. and Eva (Dye) Hathaway, who once resided in a large, two-story house on Main Street, his mother was the daughter of long-time Calhoun physician Dr. W. T. W. Dye.
Frederick Hathaway was a member of the Diplomat of the American
Board of Internal Medicine, American Medical Association, Nebraska
Medical Association, Lancaster County Medical Association, life
member of the American College of Physicians, Trinity United
Methodist Church, American Legion Post No. 3. Former president of the
Lancaster County Medical Society and delegate to Nebraska Medical
Association; former member of the Board of Directors of Nebraska Blue
Cross and Blue Shield; former active staff member of Bryan Memorial
Hospital and Lincoln General Hospital; former member of Utilization
Review Committees of Milder Manor Nursing Home and Tabitha Nursing
He received an undergraduate degree from West Virginia University; he then
received his medical degree from University of Louisville School of
Medicine in 1939. He was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honorary
medical society. He served his rotating internship at University of
Iowa hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa, 1939-40. Married Phyllis Hinton of
Minneapolis on June 5, 1940.
He then served a three-year medical
residency at Louisville General Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
Served during World War II as captain in the Medical Corps of the
U.S. Army Air Corps, 1943-46, stationed primarily at Wright-Patterson
Air Base, Dayton, Ohio.
He received the Army Commendation Medal.
He engaged in the practice of internal medicine in Lincoln from 1946
to 1987. He was with Veterans Affairs Adjudication Division since
1988. Former medical director of the West Central Regional Office of
State Farm Insurance Company, and former Chief of Staff and chairman
of Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Elizabeth Hospital. He was
also the also former medical director of Madonna Professional Care
Center. Consultant in Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical
Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Frederick and Kathryn Hathaway,
Lincoln; daughter, Sarah Ann Hathaway, Lincoln; grandchildren,
Kirsten, Abigail, Matthew, Elizabeth; great-grandchildren, Emmalyn,
Alexandra, Jacob; brother, David Hathaway, Bexley, Ohio. Preceded in
death by wife, Phyllis; sister, Virginia Hathaway Kirby.
Private family services will be held at Lincoln Memorial Park.
Visitation: 1-9 p.m. Sunday, with family greeting friends 6-8 p.m.,
Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials are
suggested to donor's choice. Condolences may be left at lincolnfh.com