Michael I. Batten
August 19, 1952 - December 23, 2018

Michael I. Batten

Michael I. Batten
Aug 19, 1952 - Dec 23, 2018

Michael I. Batten

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Michael I. Batten, 66, of Muscatine, was called to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 23, 2018, at Unity Point Hospital - Muscatine.

A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Muscatine Baptist Chapel, 1235 Lincoln Blvd. Reverend JT Haycraft will officiate. Memorials may be made to the family in care of Stephanie Batten. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Michael was born on August 19, 1952, in Washington, D.C., the son of Broadus Homer and Andrea Scott Batten. He married Stephanie Dombrausky on July 8, 2006, in Muscatine.

He was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Vietnam War era.

He had been a truck driver most of his life. He was a member of Muscatine Baptist Chapel, and the Pearl City Disciples Chapter of Christian Motorcyclists Association. He enjoyed being on Facebook, woodworking, collecting tools, motorcycle riding, and camping.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Stephanie Batten of Muscatine; his two brothers, James and M. Scott Batten, both of Florida; and his dogs, Pandora and Puggy Sue.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


Monica on Dec 28, 2018

May God’s loving words found at Psalms 147:3 comfort your family during this difficult time.
With Deep Sympathy

Carolyn & Dave Thompson on Dec 27, 2018

May we express our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to the entire family, Stephanie.

Deb & Terry westaway on Dec 27, 2018

Our prayers are with you. our hearts are sad. My you find hope and strength in your faith.

Deb & Terry.

Nina and Dan on Dec 27, 2018

CandleOur hearts goes out to you Stef’s during this time of loss. Michael always had a story to share!

Brad, Bobbi, and Olivia Whitlow on Dec 26, 2018

Michael was a kind and loving man, with a smile on his face and an infectious laugh. He was friendly to everyone and would do anything to help others. We will miss him.
-Brad, Bobbi, and Olivia Whitlow



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