Obituary: George H. Batt, Jr.


George H. Batt, Jr. died on August 3, 2018 at his home in Zionsville.

He was born in Albion, New York in 1939 to George H. Batt, Sr. and Winifred Batt. He moved to Illinois in 1972. George and his wife lived in Zionsville the last three years.

George started his career as a food technologist at Birds Eye. He became a sales executive working at Libby, McNeill & Libby, Thompson Industries and Solo Cup Company. In the 1980s, he retired from the corporate world and helped his wife run her flower shop, Expressions Flower and Gifts, in Wheaton, Ill. Batt enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling. He took great pride in his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sharon Batt, his children; David Batt, Laurie Berenschot, and Becky Culp; and nine grandchildren. George was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Winifred Ann.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.

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