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Richard J. BATTIS

1935 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Richard J. BATTIS Obituary
Age 83 of St. Paul passed away surrounded by his family on June 11, 2018. Richard attended Nativity of Our Lord grade school and is a graduate of St. Thomas Military Academy class of 1953, the College of St. Thomas, and the U of M Law School. Preceded in death by his parents; sister Carmela (Tom) Bohen; brothers George (Mary Lou), Paul, Bill, Tom (Alice), Emmett, and Larry (Peggy); sister-in-law Elizabeth (Roger) Lemieux and brother-in-law Joe Rogers. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Virginia; children Mary Battis Anderson, Rick (Sharon), John, Peter (Emily), and Tom (Tricia). 11 grandchildren and one great grandson. Sisters-in-law Terry Battis, Lorraine Battis, and Mary Rogers, and many nieces and nephews. Richard held family, faith, a passion for the outdoors, and sports paramount in his life. His family members, friends, and the children he coached had an opportunity to share and learn from his passions for all of these. Visitation Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 4-7pm at the O'Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home, 575 Snelling Ave S., St. Paul and one hour prior to the 11am Mass Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Mendota. Interment St. Peter's Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the family. 651-698-0796
Published in Pioneer Press from June 14 to June 17, 2018
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