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Information for Irene A. McDonald Batt
13 July, 1889 27 November, 1982
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 1982
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Irene Batt

    Services will be held Tuesday at l0:30 a.m. at Dakan Funeral Chapel, for Irene Batt, 93, who died in Caldwell Saturday, Nov. 27, of natural causes.
    She was born July 13, 1889, in Chico, Calif. She was the daughter of J.J. McDonald of Iowa and Electa Ellen Whiteside of California. Her childhood was spent in California until she moved to Salem, Ore., in 1904, and then to Port Angeles, Wash. She played on the girls' basketball team and graduated from Port Angeles High School in 1907.  She married Roger W. Batt, Sept. 11, 1912, in Salem. They moved to Idaho in 1915 to homestead on the Wilder bench.
    Roger and Irene celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1962. He died in 1967, and a son, Wendell, died in 1977.  
    She is survived by her brother, W.A, McDonald, Woodburn, Ore.; two sons, Donald R. Batt, Wilder, and Harold J. Batt, Caldwell; two daughters, Mrs. Macey (Margaret) Hyde, Portland, and Mrs. Frank (Gladys) Andres, Wilder; 15 grandchildren, and l8 great-grandchildren.  
    Memorials may be sent to Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church, or P.E.O Chapter House c-o Dakan Funeral Chapel - P.O. Box 1386 Caldwell, Idaho 83605.  

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