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Dorothy Louise Fickes Batzel
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Birth: May 8, 1907
Hartley
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 2002
Everett
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA

A daughter of John William and Daisy Mae (Diehl) Fickes and wife of G. Percy Batzel married May 14, 1927, aged 95.

She was survived by two daughters, Patricia L. Ford of Wells Tannery, and Betty L. Graffious of Baltimore, MD; also son-in-law William Figard of Six Mile Run; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great grandchildren and one sister, Freda (Glenn) Koontz of Martinsburg.
She was preceded in death by a daughter M. Lorraine Figard and three grandsons: Stanley Figard, William Figard, Jr. and Dennis Graffious.
She was also precedeceased by three brothers and a sister: William Fickes, Edward Fickes, Bernard Fickes and Mabel Manspeaker.

Mrs. Batzel was a member of Bethel Church of the Brethren, Tatesville. She was employed by Lion Manufacturing in Everett for many years. She was also a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and canning, sewing and caring for her family. She and her husband enjoyed spending their winters in Ft. Myers, Florida.

The funeral service was held in the Bethel Church of the Brethren with Rev. George Yocum officiating. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery under the direction of the Dalla Valle Funeral Service of Everett.
Source: Bedford Inquirer, December 6, 2002. 
 
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 Parents:
  John W. Fickes (1876 - 1954)
  Daisy May Diehl Fickes (1880 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  G. Percy Batzel (1904 - 1990)
 
 Children:
  Lorraine Mary Batzel Figard (1927 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dorothy Louise Fickes Batzel (1907 - 2002)
  Bernard H Fickes (1909 - 1991)*
  Freda A Fickes Koontz (1912 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethel Brethren Cemetery
Tatesville
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Mary Hall Miller
Record added: Apr 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88328951
Dorothy Louise <i>Fickes</i> Batzel
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