FRANK J. BATLINER HIGHLAND, IN
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Frank J. Batliner, age 72, of Highland, passed away Thursday March 10, 2011. He is survived by his brothers and sisters: Hedy (Hilard) Paulik of Highland; Theresa Batliner of Highland; Mary Jo (Lou) Harding of Dyer; Emil (Virginia) Batliner of Hebron; Richard (Donna) Batliner of Merrillville; Elizabeth Kelley of NH; Irma (Dale Jr.) Christenson of Cedar Lake; and Rosa (late Lee) Mazzocco of Crown Point; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Preceded in death by his brother, John (late Kathryn) Batliner. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday March 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM at St. James the Less Catholic Church, 9640 Kennedy Ave., Highland with Fr. Keith Virus officiating. Frank will lie in state at the church from 9:30 AM until time of service. At rest St. Joseph Cemetery Hammond. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, March 13, 2011 from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Solan Pruzin Funeral Home, 14 Kennedy Ave. (corner of Main and Kennedy) Schererville. Prayer service 4:30 PM Sunday. Frank was a lifelong area resident, member of St. James the Less Catholic Church and retired from Inland Steel Company with 37 years of service; member of the 25 Year Club. He was a proud U.S. Army veteran and stood Honor Guard at the inauguration of John F. Kennedy. Frank left a legacy for life to be lived with Grace, Dignity, Acceptance and a love for all. He will be missed. In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank's name may be made to the
Published in The Times from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2011