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BATTON, Arlene Lucille (Peterson) 1928-1994


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 12/31/2011 at 20:58:32

Arlene Lucille (Peterson) Batton

Funeral services for Arelene Batton, 65, of Friendship Acre Apartments, Marble Rock, were held on Monday, May 2, 1994, at Reid's Funeral Chapel in Greene.

The Rev. R. Johnson of the United Methodist Church officiated. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery in Marble Rock.

Arlene Lucille Peterson was born on August 1, 1928, in rural Thompson, Winnebago county, Iowa, the youngest of four children, to Carl A. and Anna M. (Carlson) Peterson.

She died on Thursday, April 28, 1994, at the Floyd County Memorial Hospital in Charles City, Iowa, of an apparent heart attack.

She received her education in the Eden Township School No. 4, and graduated from the Buffalo Center High School in 1947. On August 15, 1947, she was united in marriage to Paul Batton at Portsmouth, Virginia. They made their home there until his discharge from the U.S. Navy, and returned to Thompson, where they lived until 1951.

They lived in the Klemme area for eight years, and then moved to Marble Rock, Iowa, in 1959. Mr. Batton died on November 18, 1978. She continued to make her home in Marble Rock, with the exception of four years, when she lived in Greene.

Arlene will be remembered as a kind and gentle person who loved her children and grandchildren. She was baptized and confirmed a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thompson in 1941. While living in Marble Rock, she attended the United Methodist Church.

Living family members include her daughter, Linda and husband, Raymond Lindloff of Mason City; three sons, Leslie of Marble Rock, Loren and wife, Debbie of Evansdale, and Lance and wife, Carolin of Grundy Center; a daughter-in-law, Karen Majewski of Greene; 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; her sister, Lavina Peterson of Clear Lake; and an uncle, Arthur Carlson of Clear Lake.

She leaves to join her husband; son, Larry; parents; sister, Helen Schafer; and brother, Leroy Peterson.

[ NSA-RR 4 MAY 1994 ]


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