Mrs. Patricia L. Batcheler


Mrs. Patricia L. Batcheler, spouse of Rev. Dale E. Batcheler, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Iles Grandview Park Funeral Home, 3211 Hubbell Avenue, Des Moines, IA. A Celebration of Life Service is also being planned for this summer. Iles Funeral Homes’ website is

Rev. Batcheler served at Cedar Falls, First (Associate); Lisbon-Martelle; West Bend-Mallard; Iowa City, St. Mark’s; Bettendorf, Asbury and Marshalltown, First. He retired in 2011.

Survivors include Rev. Batcheler of Pleasant Hill, IA; and children: Thomas of Denver, CO and Catharine of Raleigh, NC.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Altoona United Methodist Church or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Bishop Haller and the Cabinet – January 4, 2022