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Information for Dorothy Boehner Batt
13 February, 1915 - 1 January, 1996
From the Idaho Press - Tribune
Dated 2 January, 1996
Contributed by Delilah Barnard

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Dorothy Batt

      Dorothy Batt of Wilder, Idaho, died Sunday, January 1, 1996, at West Valley Medical Center, Caldwell, Idaho.
     Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 4, 1996, at the United Methodist Church, 824 E. Logan, Caldwell.  The Reverend Fred Schuett of Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Ontario,
Oregon, will officiate.  Graveside services will follow at the Wilder Cemetery.  Arrangements for the services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, Idaho.
     Dorothy was born February 13, 1915, at Sunbury
, Ohio, a daughter of John and Barbara Boehner.  She moved to the Fargo community near Wilder, Idaho, with her family in August of 1920.  She graduated from Wilder High School in 1932.  She later attended the College of Idaho and the Chicago Institute of Laboratory Technique.  In 1934 she entered nurses' training at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated with an RN degree in May of 1937.  She then returned to Idaho and worked at Mercy Hospital in Nampa, Idaho.  On December 17, 1938, she married Donald R. Batt in Caldwell, Idaho.
     Dorothy was active for many years with the Red Cross Blood Mobile.  She was an active member of the
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Homedale, Idaho.  She enjoyed outdoor activities such as picnics, hunting, fishing, picking huckleberries and golf.
     Dorothy knew no strangers and was comfortable with anyone she met.  She left an indelible mark of compassion and love on each life she touched.  Her humor and wit will be long and fondly remembered by family and friends.
     Survivors include son, Stuart Batt of Wilder; sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Donna Batt of New Plymouth, and Reed and Marilinn Batt of Homedale; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Letha Boehner of Wilder; brothers and sisters-in-law Macey and Margaret Hyde of Portland, Oregon, Harold and Janice Batt of Caldwell, Frank and Gladys Andres of Caldwell; and sister-in-law, Mira Batt of Caldwell; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Batt, her parents and her sister, Virginia.
     The family suggests that memorials be made to the Wilder Quick Response Unit or Calvary Lutheran Church,
Homedale, Idaho.
     Friends may call for viewing on Wednesday, January 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell.



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