Obituary: Shane Michael Batterman

Shane Michael Batterman, 33, of Newton passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018. He was born Oct. 10, 1984, in Newton, the son of Wade Batterman and Bobbie (Rivera) Batterman.

Shane grew up in Newton and attended Newton Bible Christian School and Newton High School. He bravely served his country as an aviation electronics technician in the U.S. Navy.

Service to friends and community was extremely important to Shane. His giving spirit touched many lives and will never be forgotten.

He is survived by his father, Wade Batterman, and his mother, Bobbie Batterman, both of Newton; his sister, Chelsie Batterman of Wichita; his paternal grandmother, Leola Batterman of Salina; his maternal grandmother, Colleen Rivera of Newton, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Richard Batterman, and maternal grandfather, Antonio Rivera,Sr.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 13, at Newton Christian Church, 210 Southport Drive, with Rev. Sherman Sack officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.

Memorial donations in memory of Shane may be made to Passageways Ltd. in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114.