Justine Batt, 56, of Fort Hall passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at the Fort Hall Elderly Complex in Fort Hall.
Justine was born Oct. 6, 1956 in Pocatello to Robert Batt and Freda George. She was raised and received her education in Fort Hall.
She enjoyed beading, cooking, watching horror movies, going to the casino, arts and crafts, drawing, crocheting and knitting.
She was employed at 4 Directions as an assistant cook and a cook at Elderly Nutrition. She also worked in the potato fields.
Justine is survived by her fiancé, Michael Montoya of Fort Hall; sons, C Ray Batt of Pocatello and Jesse Bruce of Fort Hall; sisters, Manuelita (Floyd) Bill of Gibson, Verla (Joe) Farmer of Ross Fork, Twila (Arthur) Thompson of Elko, Nev. and Tena (Cesilio) Silveira of Gibson; maternal aunt, Edith (Sam) Uribe of Fort Hall; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Freda; infant son, Bert Lee Tavo; brothers, Lynn, Brentley, Beldon and Wilvert Batt; sisters, Rebecca Wilson and Roberta Pubigee; nephews, Alfred Pubigee Jr., Michael Batt and Aaron Pubigee; and cousins, Andrian Broncho and Daliah Uribe Teton.
A prayer service will be conducted at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Ave. in Blackfoot. Justine will then be taken to the Batt residence on Batt Lane and West Sheepskin Road on Sunday morning and remain there until her Traditional Native American Burial at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Gibson Cemetery.
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