|Birth: ||Aug. 26, 1913|
|Death: ||Jan. 12, 1977|
My grandparents, Walt & Dora Batzka loved their sister-in-law, Dorothy so much, they named my mom Joan Dorothy after her...
FRITZ BATZKAS SURPRISED AT ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Batzka of San Pierre were honored at a surprise 25th anniversary party held Sunday, March 31 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hoffman at Lafayette.
Hosting the party were the Hoffmans, Tom and Duane Parks and Mrs. Evelyn Schultz of Valparaiso.
Mrs. Batzka was presented a yellow rose corsage tinted with silver. Mr. Batzka was given a silver tinted white carnation.
The four-tiered anniversary cake was baked by a friend of the family. Lunch was served and the afternoon was spent visiting and playing cards.
Those attending from the San Pierre area were Mrs. Ann Sparks, Miss Edna Batzka, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bechler, Cindy, Steve and Lori, Mr. and Mrs. Hilbert Kalinke, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Kalinke, Mrs. Ruth Douglas of La Crosse, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Batzka of Wanatah and Kenneth Batzka of Valparaiso.
Other guests were from Highland, Gary, Monon, Star City, Monticello, Francesville, Medaryville, Attica, Westville, La Crosse and Chicago.
The Batzkas have spent their entire married life in the San Pierre area.
Mrs. Dorothy L. Batzka, 63, of San Pierre, died at 2:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 12 in Walter's Hospital, Michigan City.
She was born Aug. 26, 1913 in Francesville and had lived in the area all her life. On April 2, 1949, she was married in Winamac to Fred E. Batzka. He survives.
Also surviving are three sisters; Mrs. Evelyn Schultz, Valparaiso; Mrs. Belva Cormer, Merrillville; and Mrs. Betty Koffman, Lafayette, and one brother, Earl Myers, Monon.
Services were at 1 p.m., Friday in the McCormick-O-Donnell Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Bowker, Pastor of the LaCrosse United Methodist Church officiating.
Burial will be in Roseland Cemetery, Francesville, Indiana.
Rubert Frederick Myers (1879 - 1956)
Lucille Anna Hall Myers (1886 - 1949)
Frederick E. Batzka (1906 - 1986)
Harold Myers (1908 - 1967)*
Dorothy Lucille Myers Batzka (1913 - 1977)
Melvin L. Myers (1915 - 1974)*
1913 - 1977
Note: Dorothy and Fritz were married on April 2, 1949.
Created by: Sherri C.
Record added: Jul 20, 2010
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