Dorothy Batt of Wilder, Idaho, died Sunday, January 1, 1996,
Valley Medical Center,
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,
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
Ohio and graduated with an RN
degree in May of 1937. She then returned to Idaho and worked
Hospital in Nampa, Idaho. On
December 17, 1938, she married Donald R. Batt in Caldwell,
Dorothy was active for many years with the Red Cross
Blood Mobile. She was an active member of the
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,
Friends may call for viewing on Wednesday, January 3,
from 4 to 8 p.m. at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell.