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John Harlan Battershell, Sr

Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Death 13 Aug 1972 (aged 54)
Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Burial Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 42513793 · View Source
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Son of
James Enos & Grace Ellen [nee Sweet] Battershell

Brother of
Doris Lucille [Lackey]
Robert O.
Barbara [Barrett]
Betty Jo [Baker]
James William

26 Nov. 1939, Il.,
Hilda Kathleen Sexton

Father of
Judith Elaine [Plummer]
John Harlan, Jr.

Robinson Argus, Robinson, Crawford Co, Illinois, August 1972:
John H Battershell, 54, director of transportation for Community Unit 2 School System, died at 8:35 August 13, 1972 at Crawford Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Mr Battershell had suffered a stroke 3 weeks ago and had been hospitalized since that time. He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge No. 250 AF&AM. Born in Crawford County, he was the son of James and Grace Ellen Sweet Battershell. Mr Battershell is survived by his wife Hilda Sexton Battershell, a son, John Jr of Danville, Indiana, three grandchildren, a brother James of Spokane, Washington, three sisters, Mrs Alva "Doris" Lackey, Robinson, Mrs Jack L "Betty" Baker of Modesto, California and Mrs Harold "Barbara" Barrett of Robinson. Funeral services were held at 2 PM Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev Paul Ott officiating. Burial was in the Robinson New Cemetery. Masonic rites were at 7:30.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Harlan Battershell, Sr (3 Aug 1918–13 Aug 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42513793, citing New Robinson Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Donna Lee and David Wall (contributor 46909858) .