Edith Maxine (Jones) Bateman


Edith Maxine (Jones) Bateman, 99, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato. Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Sunday, April 28 at Woodland Hills Funeral Home in Mankato with interment following at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.

Edith was born January 23, 1920 in Geneva, Iowa to Melvin John and Sarah Elizabeth (Monroe) Jones. She attended school in Geneva and Des Moines, and graduated from Fairmont High School. On March 3, 1938 she married Donald Bateman in Estherville, Iowa. The couple spent most of their life in Mankato. Edith worked for Automatic Electric in Mankato for 2 years and in 1947 she began working for Continental Can as an inspector, retiring 35 years later.

Edith is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald; an infant son; 3 sisters, Melverna Roehrs, Geraldine Thiede and Faye Talledge; 1 brother, George and 4 brothers in infancy.
Published on April 25, 2019
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