Phillip D Battels

January 24, 1939 - November 23, 2020
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Phillip D. Battels age 81, of Ada, passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 at Lima Memorial. He was born Jan. 24, 1939 in Allen County to the late Walter and Irene (Ewing) Battels. He married Karen Richardson June 18, 1960 and she preceded him in death Dec. 27, 1997. He later married Phyllis Byer Dec. 28, 2000 and she survives in Ada.
Phillip had retired from Ford Motor Company after 40 years of service.
Additional survivors include a son: Douglas Battels of Lima, daughters: Teresa (Mark) Horton of Ft. Valley, GA, Lisa (Jerry) Wilgus of Wapak and Darla (Mark) Meyer of Harrod; step-children: Robin Schaffner, Ron Schaffner, Pam (Bill) Masters, Patti (Don) Gillis and Richard (Jodi) Schaffner, 19 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren; and sisters: Pamela Lowry of Lima and Shirley (Charles) Briem of Iowa.
He was preceded in death by a brother Loren Battles and a sister Judith Luginbuhl.
Private family services will be held.

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Born: January 24, 1939
Died: November 23, 2020

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Nathan, Melissa, Jadzia, Linda, Steve Marshall posted on 11/29/20

Pam, all of us are very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our hearts and in our thoughts, during not only these sad times, but all the time. Love you always.


Steve & Tina Briem posted on 11/27/20

Our thoughts and prayers are with Uncle Phil’s loved ones in this time of sorrow. His compassion and laughter will remain in our hearts.


Donald E Stechschulte posted on 11/27/20

Hi, Phil & I worked together at Ford for many years, could always depend on Phil, we shared many good days at Ford, will miss him very much. Don Stechschulte


Mary Byer posted on 11/26/20

So sorry for your loss. I really liked him he was always nice to me, erik and bruce. Love mary byer


Marilyn & Jerry Cress posted on 11/26/20

RIP Mr B...you will be greatly missed...enjoyed your company at alot of car shows


Chris Schimpf posted on 11/26/20

So very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family. Phil was a good friend and a great guy. He will be sorely missed.