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January 29, 2014

Nora Batteiger

Nora Pearl Spicer Batteiger, 85, formerly of Fairmont, went to be with the Lord on Saturday (Jan. 25, 2014).

She was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Narrows, Va., a daughter of the late Harvey and Celma Rose Martin Spicer.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Batteiger was preceded in death by her loving husband, Norris Wayne Batteiger; 10 brothers and sisters; and her grandson, Amos.

Mrs. Batteiger was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church as well as the Fairmont Woman’s Club. She enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles and spending time with her family. Nora worked as a kitchen manager for Douglas County in Colorado, and made a beautiful and happy home for her family.

Mrs. Batteiger is survived by three sons, John Edward Malick and Sofia McDowell of Georgia, Mark Wayne Batteiger and his wife Candance of Dalhart, Texas, and Eric Dean Batteiger and his wife Dawn of Colorado Springs, Colo.; three daughters, Patricia Stutler and her husband William of Clarksburg, Anita Lynn Azare and her husband Glenn of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Brooke Carol O’Donnell and her husband Timothy of Johnstown, Pa.; 15 grandchildren, Justin, Douglas, Michael, Jonathan, Christine, Daniel, Anna, Daesha, Elisha, Denali, Desiree, Zachary, Ashley, Sean and Megan; 13 great-grandchildren, and two on the way; special friends, including Jean Grubb and her daughter, Dora; as well as many nieces and nephews.

The family requests memorial donations be made in Nora’s name to the American Cancer Society, 122 S. High St., Morgantown, WV 26505.

The family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, from 1-8 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. until noon Saturday. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home at noon Saturday with Eric Batteiger, Mark Batteiger, William Stutler and Pastor Stevenson officiating. A graveside service will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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