Linda Jean Hatfield

September 18, 1951May 8, 2010

Hatfield, Linda Linda lost her long, hard-fought battle with cancer and lupus on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at Hoag Hospital. She was surrounded by her beloved son, Dustin, and her cherished daughter, Vallyn, her mother, Coni, and many other friends and family at Hoag Hospital. Linda was born in Berwyn, IL and spent her childhood in Riverside, IL. In her early twenties, she found the love of her life and moved to CA to be with Bobby Hatfield of the Righteous Brothers. Although she suffered from lupus for many years, it never stopped her from experiencing the joys of life. In honor of her courage, Bobby created the Bobby Hatfield Charity Golf Classic--they raised millions. Linda was the type of person people loved to be around. She was vibrant, witty, loving and drop dead gorgeous. She had a way about her of making others feel comfortable and putting them at ease. Linda found peace at her river house in Parker, AZ where she would relax in the sun and go on boat rides. She enjoyed bowling, playing tennis, and golf. She loved getting massages, cooking, watching her favorite TV shows, and most of all spending time with friends and family. Linda is preceded in death by her loving husband, Bobby. She is survived by her mother, Coni, children, Dustin and Vallyn; two brothers, Kip and Rick; sister, Gay; a host of nieces and nephews, and the family dogs, Rocky and Rambo. Her unrivaled ways will be carried on in those she loved. A viewing will take place at Pacific View Mortuary on 5/16 from 4-8pm. The burial will take place on 5/17 at 3pm followed by a celebration of Linda's life at Mariners Church at 5pm. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Lupus International at 17985 Sky Park Circle, #J, Irvine, CA 92614 or email


  • Visitation Sunday, May 16, 2010
  • Graveside Service Monday, May 17, 2010

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Jan Fullerton

October 9, 2017

Linda is a beautiful woman both inside and out. The love she had for her husband and children was tremendous. She will be dearly missed by everyone.

Michael Pond

October 6, 2010

I met Linda in 1968. I knew at the time this wonderful young lady had it all.
We spent several years as friends.Bobby
was so lucky. I still think about her daily. Best to her family and friends.

Debra Vela

August 13, 2010

No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. My deepest condolences are with you as you grieve.

Tom Uhlich

June 16, 2010

I was shocked at the news of Linda's passing... Mary Lou told me yesterday. I will tell my sister Barbie. I still can't believe this happened. Coni, Kip & Mary Lou, Rick, Gay and kids, my thoughts are with you... Linda was such a sweetheart and loved by many. Someone said her smiling eyes,,, perfect description... She will be in my thoughts forever as all of you will. I was not far from her last year when I was in Phoenix, then the Grand Canyon and headed to Las Vegas then Semi Valley for a reunion. I wish I knew she was so close at the river. From Semi I went to Laguna Beach to visit an old friend and thought of calling when passing through Newport but it was late and we left early in the AM. I could kick myself now.. My love to all of you...


May 29, 2010

Linda: You touched our hearts with your laughter and your love. You always made us feel so welcome. We did have a good time didn't we! I will always love the times we had together. When you and Valyn came over to our home, I enjoyed my treasures of BILL & BOBBY with you girls. You will always have a special place in our hearts.

Cindy Aragon

May 28, 2010

Dear Valyn,
We grieve with your loss. We know how close you and your Mother were and know she will always be near in your heart as your Dad is as well. We're always here if you need anything. We love you.
Steve, Cindy and Bo Aragon

Megan Wymer

May 21, 2010

Dear Vallyn, My thoughts are with you at this time, and just know that my prayers are with you today, tomorrow, and forever. If you need a friend to talk to, just know that I'm here also. Love you and God bless, Megan

Loree Bubert

May 19, 2010

Linda, you brought so much joy and laughter into so many lives. You and Bobby enjoyed your lives, even though you were suffering. We are all better people for having you in our lives. Your friendship will be missed, but your memories will live on forever. God bless you and your family. Love, Loree Bubert

Shelle Bilhartz-Malm

May 19, 2010

My thoughts and prayers for the children of Linda and Bobby Hatfield. Linda your light will shine on forever. May you rest in peace with Bobby, no more pain from your Lupus. God bless Love, Shelle

Ed Arnold

May 19, 2010

Dustin, Vallyn, Coni and Linda's Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Just remember how special Linda was and how much she loved you. She is now together with her Bobby and suffering no longer from Lupus or any other physical pain.
Dixie and I loved her dearly and will miss her so much.

Ed And Dixie Arnold