Robert J. Battiola

March 9, 1925 May 14, 2014

Robert J. Battiola was born to eternal life on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years. He was the devoted father of Marietta (Roger) Beougher, Elizabeth (Mark) Julka, Catherine (Paul) Smet, Richard (Mary Jo), and John (Jan), and grandfather of 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son Daniel (Mary Cerwin), his brother Achille, and his sister Irma.

Visitation will be held today, May 22, from 9:30 AM until the time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM at St. Barbara Roman Catholic Church, 159 Mission St., Vulcan, Mich.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at