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Funeral Services in memory of Debra Hershey-Stammet class of 1980

December 26, 2018 by April Angeles (Register to contact)

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A dearest friend Batavia Alumni Debra (Debbie) Hershey-Stammet passed away on Dec. 23,2018 her funeral services 10a -28 Dec. 2018 . Moss Family Funeral Home-209 South Batavia ave and visitation 27 Dec 4-8pm. Those who knew her please attend.. She lived in Batavia and graduated with me in 1980 from Batavia High School.
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Batavia High School announces Illinois State Scholars  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA- Batavia High School announces the seniors who have been recognized as 2019-2020 Illinois State Scholars.

Batavia High School to stage 'Chicago'  Kane County Chronicle

Batavia High School will present “Chicago the Musical – High School Edition” from Nov. 8 to 10 at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre. The original production, directed ...

Batavia High School alum completes Air Force basic training  Kane County Chronicle

U.S. Air Force Airman Katherine E. Domeier graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas, officials announced ...

First Girls Wrestling Team To Compete In Batavia  Batavia, IL Patch

All-Girls Wrestling Team Blazes Trail In Batavia - Batavia, IL - Head wrestling coach Scott Bayer ranks training the new team among his "most rewarding ...

Report Of Possible Shots Fired Investigated Near Batavia HS  Batavia, IL Patch

Shots FIred Report Under Investigation In Batavia - Batavia, IL - Batavia High School was placed on a temporary lockdown as police investigated the report.

Public invited to learn more about Batavia High School's INCubator Entrepreneurship Program  Kane County Chronicle

Fundraising event on Dec. 2 at Penrose Brewing Co.

Winter Storm: Batavia School Closures  Batavia, IL Patch

School Closures In Batavia - Batavia, IL - The following schools will be closed in Batavia due to Monday's winter storm.

Coach Encourages Community To Support Batavia HS First-Ever Girls' Wrestling Team  WBBM NewsRadio

A west suburban high school wrestling coach is encouraging his community to get behind his newest athletes--the Batavia High School girls' wrestling team, and ...

Batavia High School grad making the holidays happier for local families  Kane County Chronicle

A Batavia native is making the holidays a little brighter for some families in need this season. Batavia High School and Aurora University graduate Jackie Rakers ...

Batavia school board member's Facebook comment after transgender debate called a threat  Chicago Daily Herald

A Batavia resident says a school board member's Facebook comment about her and two others, who were critical of how a school is dealing with a transgender ...

Batavia School District 101 Hall of Honor inductees to be recognized  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA – The achievements of eight inductees will be celebrated when Batavia School District 101 welcomes its fourth class into the Hall of Honor at Batavia ...

Batavia High Spanish teacher soothes anxiety, mixes culture  Chicago Daily Herald

Longtime Batavia High School Spanish teacher Carissa Blough knows her students are going to make mistakes learning a new language. "It's totally natural in ...

Batavia schools to honor 2018 Hall of Honor inductees  Chicago Daily Herald

On Thursday, Sept. 20, Batavia Unit District 101 will welcome eight inductees into its fourth annual Hall of Honor at Batavia High School.

Parent Resource Fair for special needs set for Feb. 21  Chicago Daily Herald

The Batavia Special-Education Parent Network will hold its annual Parent Resource Fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Batavia High School, 1201 ...

Batavia High School community Corn Boil to kick off sports season  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA – The annual Corn Boil from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 17 will celebrate the official start of Batavia High School fall athletics and the marching band season at the ...

Images: Batavia High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb Wednesday, May 23.

Batavia Homecoming Parade To Cause Significant Traffic Delays  Batavia, IL Patch

Traffic Delays Expected For Homecoming Parade - Batavia, IL - The road closures and detours are expected to hit the downtown area right around rush hour.

Batavia Chamber of Commerce partners with local schools to introduce students to industrial companies  Kane County Chronicle

The role of a Chamber of Commerce in a community is often driven by the needs of the businesses within that community. The Batavia business community asks ...

Nazareth knocks out defending champ Batavia  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia's quest to repeat as Class 7A state champion fell shy Saturday. The Bulldogs mounted a furious comeback at Nazareth Academy but never caught the ...

Batavia edges Willowbrook in back-and-forth OT thriller  Chicago Daily Herald

Falling behind for the first time during Saturday's Class 7A state football quarterfinal game against Willowbrook with less than a minute remaining, Batavia's ...

Batavia pleased with success of its 1st girls wrestling invite  Chicago Daily Herald

In 1990, there were 112 girls who participated nationwide in the sport of high school wrestling. Fast forward, and that number has grown exponentially, with ...

Batavia High student entrepreneurs win cash awards for business ideas  Chicago Daily Herald

A *service* allowing high school students to rent out their parking spots, a teen streetwear brand, and car seat attachments to protect children from overheating ...

Girls gymnastics: Batavia edges St. Charles in season opener  Chicago Daily Herald

Alissa Buono was recognized on Senior Night before ever competing in a high school meet. The St. Charles co-op senior was honored before her team took on ...

Batavia High School Walkout: We Still Have A Long Battle Ahead

Batavia Students Take Stand During Walkout - Batavia, IL - Batavia High School students participated in the nationwide walkout against gun violence, but they ...

Batavia High to bring on the razzle dazzle with 'Chicago the Musical' Nov. 8-10  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia High School will present "Chicago the Musical-High School Edition" on Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 8-10, at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre. A cast of ...

Dueling T-shirts for a cause in Batavia, Geneva  Kane County Chronicle

GENEVA — Batavia High School and Geneva High School football fans will not only be meeting up Sept. 28 at Batavia High School's Bulldog Stadium for the ...

Bulldogs roll in 100th Batavia-Geneva game  Chicago Daily Herald

There have been only a handful of instances in 100 meetings between Geneva and Batavia in which one rival dominated the other like Batavia handled the ...

Students, parents learn to talk about anxiety  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA – Everyone experiences anxiety in life. But for some people, the feelings of worry and fear become so frequent and severe that they are unable to ...

'Bulldogs Unleashed' to raise money for Batavia schools, parks, library  Chicago Daily Herald

The crazy bulldogs are back in Batavia. Thirty decorated fiberglass statues of the canines stand sentry, waiting for visitors to take their pictures. And in ...

Batavia responds to St. Charles East's challenge  Chicago Daily Herald

The Batavia defense went to red alert whenever St. Charles East reached the red zone in the Bulldogs' 21-0 DuKane Conference win at Norris Stadium on ...

Batavia High to kick off fall season with corn boil Aug. 17  Chicago Daily Herald

Kick off the Batavia High School fall athletics and marching band season on Friday, Aug. 17, with the annual Corn Boil.

Art and inspiration  Kane County Chronicle

As soon as she got her hands on clay as a teenager, Batavia High School art teacher Dawn Zalkus knew what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. There was ...

Batavia runs over Wheaton Warrenville South  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia banked on smashmouth football to pull away from visiting Wheaton Warrenville South in the second half of Friday's 41-20 DuKane Conference victory.

Images: Batavia over Geneva, 41-0 in Week 6 football  Chicago Daily Herald

The Batavia Bulldogs hosted the Geneva Vikings for their 100th meeting in varsity football action on Friday, Sept. 28, in Batavia.

Resilient Batavia dumps Naperville North  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia downed Naperville North 41-24 Friday night.

Despondent Man Found Dead Near HC Storm School In Batavia: Cops  Batavia, IL Patch

Armed Man Found Dead Near HC Storm School - Batavia, IL - Police say the man was "armed" and "despondent" before they found him dead southwest of the ...

Batavia rolls into quarterfinals  Chicago Daily Herald

A little more than a minute into Saturday's Class 7A second-round football playoff game against Batavia, Moline grabbed an early 6-0 lead on a 94-yard halfback ...

Undefeated Batavia, Cary-Grove highlight Fox Valley playoff field  Chicago Daily Herald

The Illinois High School Association revealed pairings for 256 playoff football teams in eight classes on Saturday.Here's a look at the first-round matchups ...

Batavia stuns St. Charles North in final seconds  Chicago Daily Herald

With his team trailing 24-21 with no timeouts remaining and 1 minute, 22 seconds left, Batavia quarterback Jack Meyers knew what lied ahead.

Complete List Of Ice Storm Closings In Batavia  Batavia, IL Patch

Ice Storm Closings In Batavia - Batavia, IL - Tuesday's ice storm is expected to make roadways extremely dangerous, leading to many closures and delays.

Batavias Bulldogs Unleashed Statues To Head To Auction  Batavia, IL Patch

Bulldogs Unleashed Statues Up For Auction Soon - Batavia, IL - The colorful bulldog statues will be on display until Labor Day and the auction is set for ...

Geneva returns to action with narrow win over Batavia  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia beat Geneva on vault, bars and floor during Wednesday's DuKane Conference meet, but the Vikings outscored the Vikings significantly on beam.

Self-Inflicted Gunshot Killed Man Found Near Batavia School  Batavia, IL Patch

BATAVIA, IL — A self-inflicted gunshot wound claimed the life of a Batavia man whose body was found near HC Storm Elementary School Saturday, according ...

Teens awarded scholarships from Holmstad residents  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA – Seven high school students are benefiting from the generosity of residents from The Holmstad retirement community in Batavia by receiving a total of ...

'Like a second father': Former St. Charles High School athletic director Bergeson dies at 91  Chicago Daily Herald

Paul Bergeson, a longtime St. Charles High School athletic director, coach and teacher, died Monday at age 91.

Wheaton North closes out key win at Batavia  Chicago Daily Herald

With all the momentum going Batavia's way in the fourth quarter of their Senior Night, Wheaton North regrouped just in time.

Fans welcome home Batavia High School state football champs  Chicago Tribune

Batavia Bulldogs fans welcomed home the Batavia High School football state champions Saturday night after their win at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.

Batavia fireworks show's parking, traffic details  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia details parking, access plans for fireworks. And restaurant offers a deal if you donate to fireworks fund.

Former Batavia Football Hero Hurt In Fall From Balcony  Batavia, IL Patch

Former Batavia Football Player Hurt In Fall - Batavia, IL - The 23-year-old fell 25 feet and is battling swelling, fractures, and bleeding from his brain.

Ex-Batavia football champ injured in fall from balcony  Chicago Daily Herald

The co-caption of the 2013 state champion Batavia High School football team has been seriously injured, after falling off a balcony.

Batavia school enrollments continue to decline  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA – Student enrollment in Batavia School District 101 will decline at a rate of about 2 percent annually for the next five years. With 5,898 students ...

Batavia Christmas Tree Collection Schedule  Batavia, IL Patch

When To Throw Out Your Christmas Tree - Batavia, IL - Residents can leave their tree out without a refuse sticker on select dates.

Batavia chugs past Wheaton North  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia defeated Wheaton North in a DuKane Conference football game.

Batavia eighth grader's award-winning dress on display at Batavia Public Library  Kane County Chronicle

A Batavia eighth grader has channeled her love of reading into an award-winning dress that is now on display at the Batavia Public Library through December.

Looking back on special rivalry as Batavia-Geneva hits 100  Chicago Daily Herald

The electric atmosphere inherent to Geneva-Batavia football games should crackle with more than the usual amperage when the rivals clash for the 100th time ...

Caliendo leads Batavia to 2nd at own invite  Chicago Daily Herald

Marian Central Catholic may have won the team title at Batavia Saturday evening, but hometown hero Mikey Caliendo won the hearts of the Bulldogs faithful ...

Teen hit by car near Batavia High  Chicago Daily Herald

A teen was hit by a car Wednesday morning a block away from Batavia High School.

Batavia blows by Geneva  Chicago Daily Herald

It was all Batavia in its DuKane Conference dual wrestling match at Geneva Friday night. Winning nine of the 12 competitive matches by falls, the Bulldogs beat ...

See 'The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane' Jan. 31-Feb. 2  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia High School Productions presents "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane" on Thursday, Jan. 31, to Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Black Box Theatre at the ...

Batavia To Keep Its Home Rule Status  Batavia, IL Patch

Batavia Votes To Keep Home Rule - Batavia, IL - Batavians voted in favor of keeping the city's home rule status.

Batavia blows out Granite City  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia senior quarterback Jack Meyers realizes he is blessed to have so many weapons at his disposal on the offensive side of the ball.

Boys soccer: Batavia, Geneva battle to scoreless draw  Chicago Daily Herald

The boys soccer teams from Batavia and Geneva headed into Thursday night's match hoping to gain some much-needed momentum following somewhat ...

Boys soccer: No. 1 Naperville North ousts Batavia  Chicago Daily Herald

Playing against the state's No. 1-ranked high school boys soccer team is a daunting task. Batavia coach Mark Gianfrancesco knows the drill all too well.

Images: Batavia over Wheaton Warrenville South, 41-20 in Week 5 football  Chicago Daily Herald

The Batavia Bulldogs hosted and won 41-20 over the Wheaton Warrenville South Tigers for football action on Friday, Sept. 21, in Batavia.

full story » Geneva handles Batavia to stay unbeaten Updated Dec 21, 2018 11:01 PM Dazzling  Chicago Daily Herald

Dazzling opponents with his playmaking skills since he was a sophomore, Geneva's Jack McDonald made his third and final start at Batavia Friday night.

Batavia holds off Lemont  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia held off Lemont 22-15 Friday night in Lemont.

Maps point way to Bulldogs Unleashed  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA – The visual treat of Bulldogs Unleashed sculptures has transformed Batavia into an art gallery. Maps including a mobile app make finding the ...

Disciplined Wheaton Warrenville South holds off Batavia  Chicago Daily Herald

Jeff Katz popped off those screens all night long and poured in a game-high 26 points on 8-of-14 shooting to lead Wheaton Warrenville South to a 45-36 victory ...

Batavia High School Key Club wins awards at annual district convention  Chicago Daily Herald

At the 67th annual Key Club District Convention and Leadership Conference March 10-12 in Oak Brook, Key Clubs from the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District met for ...

Girl, 2, Battles Rare Polio-Like Illness In Batavia  Batavia, IL Patch

'Polio-Like' Illness Strikes Girl, 2, In Illinois - Batavia, IL - Doctors say the rare disease, which has been popping up across the U.S., affects roughly one in a ...

Batavia Teen Allegedly Left Live Bullet At Kaneland High School

Batavia Boy Allegedly Left Bullet At Kaneland High - Batavia, IL - Police say a 17-year-old Batavia boy is in custody after he allegedly left a .45 caliber bullet in ...

Batavia City Hall Offers Shelter During Frigid Temps  Batavia, IL Patch

City Hall Available As Warming Center - Batavia, IL - Residents with power or heating outages and other emergencies are encouraged to take shelter as temps ...

Film producer to speak at Batavia Brotherhood banquet  Chicago Daily Herald

It's not really a *service* or social club, per se, because its members gather only once a year. But it sure has had some staying power while drawing the attention of ...

Batavia teen remembered for joyful life, leadership  Chicago Daily Herald

Will Freiburger of Batavia knew for the past three years he was living with a life-threatening condition. So he made the most of his time. "He had a lot of life in ...

Football: Jack Meyers ready to step in at quarterback for Batavia  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA – A year ago, Jack Meyers and Riley Cooper were locked in a competition for Batavia's starting quarterback spot. Bulldogs' fans know how the story ...

Batavia Man Said He Was Sent By Ghosts To Familys Home  Batavia, IL Patch

BATAVIA, IL --- A Batavia man is in custody after he was found sitting on a Geneva family's porch and saying, "The ghosts sent me." The family's teen son said he ...

Boys soccer: Underdog Batavia captures regional title  Chicago Daily Herald

How often has it been said that everyone is 0-0 for the postseason?

Armed Men Try To Rob Steak n Shake In Batavia: Police  Batavia, IL Patch

Attempted Armed Robbery At Steak 'n Shake - Batavia, IL - A masked man with a handgun entered the store just after 3:30 a.m., police say.

Where To Vote Early In Batavia  Batavia, IL Patch

Early Voting Locations In Batavia - Batavia, IL - Batavia City Hall is under construction, so early voting will be held at alternate locations.

Senior duo providing leadership for Batavia's talented newcomers  Chicago Daily Herald

As seniors, Lillian Baty-Barr and Jessica Nena have already made immense contributions to the Batavia girls gymnastics program.

Winter Storm: School Closings, Cancellations In Batavia (UPDATED)

Winter Storm: School Closings, Cancellations - Batavia, IL - Here are the Batavia school closings for the winter storm, which is expected to bring up to 15 inches ...

Batavia 2018 Sex Offender Safety Map  Batavia, IL Patch

Sex Offender Safety Map In Batavia - Batavia, IL - There 16 registered sex offenders living in Batavia as of 2018.

Geneva, Elgin among crowded Kane County school board races  Chicago Daily Herald

Seventeen contenders are running for school board next spring in Geneva and Elgin -- among the most contentious races in Kane County where candidate filing ...

Plenty of talent, changes in Fox Valley area  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look a five things for Fox Valley area high school football fans to keep an eye on this season.

Images: Wheaton North vs. Batavia, Week 9 football  Chicago Daily Herald

The Wheaton North Falcons hosted the Batavia Bulldgos for football action on Friday, Oct. 19 in Wheaton.

Scouting second round Fox Valley football playoff games  Chicago Daily Herald

Scouting second round Fox Valley football playoff games.

Entertainment options abound in Kane County  Kane County Chronicle

Readers can post events to the Kane County Chronicle's online calendar. Visit, click “+Add Event” and follow the prompts. Select items also will ...

Batavia starts fast, blows by Kaneland  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia wasted no time taking control of its season opener Monday night against Kaneland at the 43rd annual Windmill City Classic.

Battle of the Brush Pile hits Fabyan Forest Preserve  Kane County Chronicle

High school students from Batavia, Geneva, Marmion and Metea Valley held a competition to see who can remove the most invasive buckthorn and honeysuckle ...

Batavia Stabbing: Suspect In Police Custody  Batavia, IL Patch

Accused Stabber Apprehended By Police - Batavia, IL - Police say a 20-year-old St. Charles accused of a stabbing in Batavia has been found.

Batavia High fishing team to offer casting clinic Feb. 24  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia High School's fishing team will be hosting a casting clinic followed by a casting competition from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 24, sponsored by Lew's ...

Batavia Hosts Meeting On Home Rule Referendum Question  Batavia, IL Patch

City Holds Meeting On Home Rule Question - Batavia, IL - Learn more about Batavia's home rule status question before it appears on the Nov. ballot.

Schielke: Batavia is booming  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA – Mayor Jeff Schielke says Batavia is booming, with major commercial, residential, public works and industrial projects on the way. Schielke outlined ...

Family, friends mourn death of Batavia High School student  Chicago Tribune

Batavia is mourning the death of 17-year-old Matthew Nena.

Traffic Delays Expected During Batavia Homecoming Parade

Traffic Delays Expected During Parade - Batavia, IL - The parade will begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Scouting the defending Class 7A champion Batavia Bulldogs  Chicago Daily Herald

Defending Class 7A state champion Batavia is poised to pick up where it left off. Armed with a defense that compares to the unit that excelled in last year's ...

Olvera takes reins at Batavia restaurant  Kane County Chronicle

BATAVIA – Jose Olvera started working at El Taco Grande restaurant as a busboy 17 years ago. Fast forward to now and Olvera is set to take control of the ...

Autumn Leaf Collection Begins In Batavia  Batavia, IL Patch

Batavia Begins Leaf Collection - Batavia, IL - See when the leaf collection dates are for your address.

Cross country: St. Charles East boys, Batavia girls take 2nd at DuKane meet  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia girls cross country coach Chad Hillman has seen this sort of thing before from freshman phenom Katrina Schlenker. "We've known her for a long time, ...

Nazareth parent accused of wearing his referee uniform, swaying IHSA football playoff game against Simeon  Chicago Tribune

The father of a football player of Nazareth Academy is accused of wearing his referee uniform and swaying a Nov. 10 football game against Simeon Career ...

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