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Senator Hatch's Father Dies at 95
DES MOINES, IA (CBS2/FOX28) - Iowans are mourning the loss of gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch's father.
Frank hatch died in Massachusetts on Sunday.
Hatch released a statement Monday saying "This is a sad time for my family... I last saw him in June, 2014 and was aware he was not in the best health. I was glad I had the chance to talk to him at that time."
Jack Hatch's opponent, Governor Branstad, released a statement when he heard the news saying "I express my deepest condolences to Senator Hatch. I respect and salute the service that senator Hatch's father gave to our nation in uniform. My thoughts and prayers are with Senator Hatch and his family at this time."
Frank hatch was a world war two Army veteran.
Funeral arrangements are not set but the family says they will bury him at the National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
Frank hatch was 95.