Batke, Earl Louis

Earl Batke was born in 1909, and he grew up in the Sexsmith AB area. He was married to Olga, and he volunteered for service in WW II. They had 5 children: Edward, Delbert, Betty, Audrey, and Marlene (who predeceased him). Earl was a resident of Mayerthorpe when he died at age 84, on May 14, 1993. The funeral was held in the Legion Hall, and he is buried in the Mayerthorpe Cemetery.

Source: Wagon Trails Grown Over – Sexsmith to the Smoky p. 1149
Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune May 28, 1993 – Obituary