|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1929|
|Death: ||Jan. 13, 2011|
Doris Z. Batzel, 81, of the Yellow Creek Area, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2011. She was born on July 29, 1929 in Hopewell, Pennsylvania; a daughter of the late Virgil Roy and Laura (Baker) Zimmerman. On October 8, 1948 in Winchester, Virginia; she married Robert D. Batzel. He preceded her in death on March 24, 2000.
She is survived by the following family:
Daughter: Connie married to Charlie Cragan, Hopewell
Granddaughters: Kassi married to John Leidy, New Enterprise, PA Lindsay married to Robert Bainey, Hollidaysburg, PA Andrea Cragan, Portland, OR
Beloved Great Grandchildren: Peyton and Thad Leidy
Xander,Cali and Maddox Bainey
Brother and Sister: Glen Zimmerman married to Joan, Mechanicsburg, PA Dr. M. Nadine Zimmerman, DeKalb, IL
She was preceded in death by the following brothers:
Daryl S. Zimmerman, G. Phillip Zimmerman
Mrs. Batzel was an active member of Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren, where over the years she taught Sunday school and bible school, played the piano, sang in the choir, served as church treasurer, and transported children to church.
She was a graduate of Robert P. Smith High School Class of 1947.
She was a member of the Cove Lioness Club and had served as president of the Hopewell Township Women's Club.
Doris enjoyed singing, sewing and playing the piano. She and her husband Bob had a passion for sports, in earlier years they were avid fans of the Northern Bedford athletic teams. She also volunteered as a 4-H leader for many years teaching a lot of girls how to sew and to cook.
Burial will be held in Steele Cemetery, Hopewell.
Virgil Roy Zimmerman (1904 - 1984)
Laura Kathryn Baker Zimmerman (1909 - 1961)
Robert D Batzel (1927 - 2000)
Doris Zimmerman Batzel (1929 - 2011)
Daryl Stanley Zimmerman (1937 - 2010)*
G Phillip Zimmerman (1945 - 1961)*
Created by: Harriet (Nave) Clapper
Record added: Feb 06, 2011
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