James Roy Battenhouse, 88, passed away 11/09/2020
Survivors Include: wife of 61-years Dorothy (nee Todl), Children Mark (Eileen) and Lisa (Brian) Dossa. Brother Robert (Melanne) Battenhouse. Grandchildren: Clara, Wyatt, Leigha, Kyra and Erin and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents Roy and Mable (Cleary) Battenhouse and brother Jerry (Battenhouse)
Personal Interest: Jim always loved cars/auto repair. He taught electrical systems on tanks at Fort Knox while in the Army. Prior to owning his own business, he worked at his father’s business “Custom Hard Chrome Platers” in Cleveland. He was also a State Farms Claims Agent. Jim started his own business, “Battenhouse Auto Repair”, on Lorain Road in Fairview Park which he owned for 36-years. He was an avid collector of books, flashlights, guns, etc. He traveled extensively with his wife and brothers throughout his life.
Service Information: A private burial and service for immediate family members only at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman. Due to Covid restrictions, the family will have a memorial service at Ascension Lutheran Church in North Olmsted at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Ascension Lutheran Church, 28081 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, OH 44070