"Anne Stuart Batchelder settled in Omaha, Nebraska in 1945. After a career with the American Red Cross as a club mobile driver in the European Theatre of Operations, she served in England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. While in Germany, she met and married her husband, Lt. Col. Clifton Batchelder.
"Anne served on numerous boards and foundations including: Brownell-Talbot School, Omaha Public Library, Methodist Hospital Foundation, Uta-Halle Home for Girls and the Hastings College Foundation. Anne was a long time board member of the Midland Chapter of the Boys Scouts, the National Federation of Republican Women, a Director for the Omaha National Bank and a member of the Board of Trustees, an Elder and a Clerk of Session for her church.
"Anne has always had a keen interest in Republican politics. Serving as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Nebraska Republican Party, National Committee Woman, Finance Chairman for Bush/Quayle and nominee for Lt. Governor as well as helping many Republican candidates throughout Nebraska. She has attended the last thirteen Republican conventions as a delegate or alternate delegate and was inducted into the National Republican Party Hall of Fame in 1984."
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Batchelder, Anne StuartJan 11, 1920 - Oct 28, 2009Omaha. Predeceased by her husband, Clifton "Batch" Batchelder; parents, Douglas and Harriet Stuart, Lake Forest, IL. Survived by her siblings, Robert D. (Lillan) Stuart and Margaret (Augustin) Hart, Lake Forest, IL and Harriet (Edson) Spencer, Wayzatta, MN; children, Edward S. (Ann) Batchelder and Anne S. (Peyton T. Jr. ) Pratt, Omaha, Mary (Tom) Bequette, Kennard, NE and Lucia Batchelder (Bob Bell), Colorado Springs, CO. Also survived by grandchildren, Elizabeth (Tim) Howell, Susan, Anne, Michael and Peter Batchelder, Peyton T. (Jody) Pratt III, Rebecca (Stan) Fischer, Jennifer (Andy) Letter, Mathew and Margaret Patterson and Andy Pamp and Anne (Jon) Campbell; great-grandchildren: Mary and Grover Howell, Preston and Peyton Fischer, Evelyn and Thomas Letter.SERVICES Monday, 11am, Dundee Presbyterian Church, 5312 Underwood. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials to Hastings College, Uta Halee Girls Village, Dundee Presbyterian Church or Methodist Hospital. The family will receive friends Sunday, 3pm-5pm at the West Center Chapel. HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANNDWORAK-CUTLERWEST CENTER CHAPEL78th & West Center 391-3900"