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Doris Evelyn Batie

August 25, 1922 ~ January 16, 2020

Doris Evelyn Batie, 97, of Independence, Oregon, passed away on Jan. 16 at the Salem Hospital. She was born on Aug. 25, 1922, in Payette, Idaho, to Jasper and Dollie Roe.

Doris graduated from Payette High School in 1940. She married Russell Batie on Sept. 9, 1943, in Boise, Idaho. She was a homemaker dedicated to raising her children and tending the household. 

She was a wartime wife during WWII as her husband served in the Navy. In later years she enjoyed traveling around the country with her husband in their fifth-wheel camper. She was a fabulous cook and a beautiful writer. She kept journals and wrote poems about her life and family. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her . . .