In loving memory of

Marian Ethel Batt
September 12, 1931 - May 15, 2020

Marian E. Batt, age 88, of Rochester, Minnesota died Friday, May 15, 2020 at Madonna Towers in Rochester, Minnesota.

Marian Ethel Schopfer was born on September 12, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri the daughter of Rose (Haynes) and Harry Schopfer. She married Donald Batt in St. Louis, Missouri in 1954. They moved to LeRoy Township, Minnesota where they farmed for many years. They later divorced and she moved to Rochester, Minnesota.

Marian is survived by her daughter, Susan Batt; three sons, Paul, Rodney (Jean), Tracy Batt; grandchildren; great grandchildren; brother, Ken Schopfer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Dale, sister, Elinor, and daughter-in-law, Connie Batt.

Private family graveside services will be held Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Chester Hill Cemetery, Chester, Iowa. In memory of Marian the family requests memorials be made to your favorite charity.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Batt family; to share a special memory of condolence please visit


Sandy J. Molenda wrote on May 20, 2020:

"Dear Susan and the Batt Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Thank you for sharing your mom with us at Madonna Meadows/Madonna Towers/Madonna Living Community (MLC). Sandy Molenda, MLC Foundation"

Chadra Hess wrote on May 19, 2020:

"Dear family. My sincere condolences. She was a good friend when she lived at Fontaine Towers. We had frequent and fun conversations. She will be missed. Chadra Hess"