BATDORF James M. James M. Batdorf, age 55, passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. Jim was born September 4, 1956, in Swanton, Ohio. Jim worked as a steel hauler many years and the last 5 years had devoted himself to being Operations Manager for Chase Freight Systems and Chase Steel Company. He was instrumental in all aspects of setting up and running both companies. In his spare time Jim enjoyed boating with friends on Lake Erie and vacationing in both Florida and Hawaii. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Darlene (Cousino) Batdorf; sons, Bradley and Brandon (Stephanie) Batdorf; grandchildren, Shana, Kayla and Ethan; father, Glen (Nance) Batdorf; mother, Barbara (Dave) Gallager; brothers, Bill, Larry (Dora) and Doug (Donna) Batdorf; special friends, Ed and Heather Luttke and "Papa Jim's Girls" Makenzie and Madison. Family and friends may visit Sunday from 2-8 p.m. at the W. K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home, 3838 Airport Hwy., Toledo where funeral services will be held on Monday August 13, 2012 at 11 a.m. Tributes in Jim's memory may be made to Hospice Caring Way, 230 Westfield Dr., Archbold, Ohio 43502 Messages of condolence may be made at www.sujkowskiairport.com
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Published in Toledo Blade on Aug. 10, 2012