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Eleanor Devere Batson

April 29, 1927 December 29, 2018
Eleanor Devere Batson
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Eleanor Devere Batson

April 29, 1927 - December 29, 2018

Leesburg - Eleanor Devere Batson, 91, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, December 29, 2018 in her home.

Eleanor was born April 29, 1927 in Edwardsburg, Michigan to the late John and Mable (Eggleston) Lindsley. On March 15, 1944 in South Bend Eleanor married Harry Batson; he preceded her in death on June 28, 1994. Eleanor was also preceded in death by her daughters, Mary Ellen Batson, and Catherine Jean (Batson) Smith; sons, Bruce Emery Batson, and Lawrence (Larry) Jay Batson; 3 grandchildren; sisters, Noriene (Peterson) Brennan, and Jessie Batson; brother, Earl (Buster) Lindsley; sisters-in-law, Esther Murphy, and Dorothy Sampson: brothers-in-law, Carl Batson, and Jay Batson.

Survivors of Eleanor include her children, Harry Allen Batson of Leesburg, and Nancy (Ted) (Batson) Grocke of Leesburg; 9 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Eleanor retired from the Raco Corporation in 1987 where she worked for 18 ½ years. She enjoyed singing, reading, puzzles, and most of all cooking & caring for her family. Eleanor always had a smile on her face and a hug & kiss to share. She taught her family to always be respectful and kind to everyone, just like the person she was.

Visitation for Eleanor will be 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Friday, January 4, 2019 in ST. JOSEPH FUNERAL HOME, 824 S. Mayflower Rd. where a Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 pm in the Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Kosciusko Home Care and Hospice, 1515 Provident Dr., Warsaw, IN 46580.

Condolences for the family may be made at www.sjfh.net.


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Visitation

Friday

4

Jan

11:00 AM 1/4/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 1/4/2019 1:00:00 PM
St. Joseph Funeral Homes - Mayflower Road Chapel

824 S. Mayflower Road
South Bend, IN 46619

St. Joseph Funeral Homes - Mayflower Road Chapel
824 S. Mayflower Road South Bend 46619 IN
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

4

Jan

1:00 PM 1/4/2019 1:00:00 PM
St. Joseph Funeral Homes - Mayflower Road Chapel

824 S. Mayflower Road
South Bend, IN 46619

St. Joseph Funeral Homes - Mayflower Road Chapel
824 S. Mayflower Road South Bend 46619 IN
United States

Burial

Friday

4

Jan

1:45 PM 1/4/2019 1:45:00 PM
Highland Cemetery

2257 Portage Avenue
South Bend, IN 46616

Highland Cemetery
2257 Portage Avenue South Bend 46616 IN
United States
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