He was born February 10, 1930 in Sandpoint, Idaho to Ralph and Ethel Hadley, the youngest of six children.
He graduated from Sandpoint High School in 1948. In 1951 he was drafted into the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War.
In July of 1953 he married his lovely wife of 62 years, Donna Anderson. They moved to Plains where he worked as a saw filer for 40 years. He was very active in various organizations, city government and the community of Plains.
He is survived by his wife Donna, two sons, Curt (Misty) of Sandpoint, Idaho and Brad of Colorado Springs, Colo.; sister, Margaret Stevens of Sandpoint, Idaho; sister-in-law, Ann Hadley of Bakersfield, Calif.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Services will be held at the First Lutheran Church in Plains, Saturday, April 9 at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Cancer Network of Sanders County, P.O. Box 1311 Plains, MT 59859, First Lutheran Church P.O. Box 478 Plains, MT 59859, Clark Fork Valley Hospice, or Plains Library
Arrangements are being made by Brothers Mortuary and Crematory in Hamilton.