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412 North 7th Street
GARDEN CITY, KS 67846
Phone: (620) 276-3219
Fax: (620) 276-2115
Jonathan Batten
In Memory of
Jonathan Batten
1959 - 2017
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Jo E Moody
"Such a shy and kind soul. So sorry to hear of his passing. "
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TJ Coker
"I love flying with Jonathan and knowing be was my pilot always made me feel safe"
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Kevin Davis & Susan Tucker
"Jonathan was a great guy. He was always fun to be around. Make God bless."
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Marcia and Erin Crissman
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Larry and Debbie Wilson
"Dear Alice, Our family has some wonderful memories of Jonathan as he piloted us"
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Kirby, Leah,Kayla and Kinser Crissman
"Alice and Family, our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time!"
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Michelle Mansel
"Thinking of you, Alice. You and Jonathan have always been so special to me and m"
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Scott Goodman
"You taught me to fly. Forever grateful. "
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Kim & Brenda Staub
"Alice, We are so sorry for the lost of your Jonathan! He was also such a kind pe"
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Robert & Jean Entz
"Our Sincere Sympathy to Alice and your Family, Your Friendship has meet so much"
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Rachel Johnson - EagleMed Communications Center
"Jonathan was always wonderful to work with. I remember he would often eat an app"
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Susan
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Scott & Valeta Ward
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Obituary for Jonathan Batten

Jonathan Batten, 57, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at his home in Garden City. He was born December 15, 1959 in Tulsa, Oklahoma the son of Claude Conley & Vera Mae (Dudrey) Batten.
As a young child, Jonathan moved with his family to Lyons, Kansas. He attended Lyons schools and graduated from Lyons High School in 1978. On January 12, 1985, he married Alice Faye Bartlett in St. John, Kansas. They lived in St. John before moving to Vero Beach, Florida. While in Vero Beach, Jonathan attended the Flight Safety Academy. They returned to St. John before moving to Garden City in 1995. They have lived in Garden City since. Jonathan has worked for the past 15 years as a pilot for Eagle Med Air Ambulance. He was a member of the Church of Christ and the American Quarter Horse Association. He enjoyed, riding and training horses, trail riding, roundups, flying, and church mission trips to Mexico.
Survivors include his wife Alice Batten of the home; 2 sisters Elsie Batten & husband Stephen Walton of Clearlake Oaks, California and Marcia & husband Don Schwiethale of Springfield, Missouri; a brother Stephen & wife Tammy Batten of St. John, Kansas; and six nieces and nephews Berk Sturgeon of Petaluma, California, Keri Hailey of Springfield, Missouri, Ryan Schwiethale of Springfield, Missouri, Nathan Batten of Wichita, Kansas, Danielle Batten of St. John, Kansas, and Shawn Batten of Wichita, Kansas. Jonathan is preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Church of Christ in Garden City with Pastor Darrell Rains officiating. Jonathan requested casual attire and bright colors for those attending the service. A private family interment will take place at a later date. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests memorials given to the Church of Christ or to the New Mexico Christian Children’s Home both in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.