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Lee A. Batiste, Sr.

Lee A. Batiste, Sr., age 86, of Lac du Flambeau, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff. Lee was born on April 6, 1933 to Charles Batiste, Sr. and Josephine Anwash. He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Batiste, Sr; mother, Josephine Anwash; daughter, Betty Jo Batiste and several brothers and sisters. Lee is survived by his  wife, Vera (Johnson) Batiste; children, Lee Batiste, Jr. of Lac du Flambeau, Kimberly (Carlos Godinez) Batiste of Oneida, Orleana (Alberto Villalba) Batiste of Oneida and Charlie Batiste of Oneida; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Linda Lou Cohen of McFarland, Mich.; brother, Earnest Edwards, Sr. of Lac Vieux Desert; many nieces and nephews and his “boys” from Oneida. Also Joslin Batiste. Traditional Native American Services began Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 and lasted until Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 at the Multi-Purpose Building in Lac du Flambeau, followed by interment at Memorial Cemetery in Lac du Flambeau. Bolger Funeral and Cremation Services is assisting the family, 715-356-3200 or visit www.bolgerfuneral.com to share condolences.


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