The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

April 19, 2013

Alice B. Batdorf

Star Beacon

CONNEAUT — Alice B. Batdorf, age 82, of Conneaut, Ohio, passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 17, 2013, at Lake Pointe Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Conneaut.

Born Dec. 23, 1930, in Ranshaw, Pa., she was the daughter of Henry Reynolds and Martha (Owen) Strausser.

Alice was a member of First Baptist Church where she served as organist for a number of years. She was also a member of Eastern Star Orion Chapter #12. She enjoyed collecting Hummel and Mickey Mouse figurines.

Survivors include her husband, Samuel E. Batdorf of Conneaut; her daughter, Holly Batdorf of Conneaut; her son, Donald Batdorf of Winston-Salem, N.C.; her aunt, Beverly Owen of Conneaut; and several cousins, James Owen, Alice Zeigler, Charlene Betchold, Warren Young, Heather Kokenge, Alice Claugh, Dorothy Myers, Sally Hollingshead and Roberta Owen.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Donald Strausser in World War II; her sister, Betty Strausser in 2011; and aunts and uncles, Charles and Alma Owen, Maud and George Young, Honey and Bill Haas and Warren Owen.

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, April 22nd, at the MARCY FUNERAL HOME, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, Ohio, with Brian Ewig, Interim Pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be at the Funeral Home on Sunday, April 21st, from 6 to 8 p.m., with Eastern Star Orion Chapter #12 conducting services at 7:45 p.m.. An additional time of Visitation will be Monday morning from 10 until the time of the Service at 11 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

Sign the guestbook at and