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Re: Batchelder

Posted: 15 Feb 2012 11:43PM GMT
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I have not found an obit but this might be of interest?

Elko Couple Observes
63rd Anniversary
Nevada State Journal
17 June 1973

Special to the Journal
ELKO — Frank and Edith Batchelder, long time residents of Elko, celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary in May.
They were married in Elko, by Rev. Greenfield of the Presbyterian church in the manse, which still stands at the corner of Sixth and Pine streets.

Batchelder came to Elko in 1909. He was born in Texas, resided in New England and came here from Kansas. It was the following year that he married Edith Landon. A native of Elko County. She was born in Mound Valley. Batchelder was employed as foreman of the city street department in 1926. He kept that position until 1963 when he retired.
They have a daughter Edith Strange of Reno and a son Alvin, of Ogden Then also have 13 grandchildren and 17
great grandchildren.

Mrs. Batchelder and her sister Belle Herdert of Salem, IL., are the only survivors of their family. Mrs. Herdert
was the only person attending the wedding 63 years ago. Mrs. Batchelder is widely known in this area as a poet
and many of her poems have appeared in the Elko Independent.
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