Alan V. Blotch


BATAVIA - Alan V. Blotch, 91, of the Holmstad Retirement Community in Batavia, and formerly of Aurora, passed away Jan. 31, 2019 at Michaelson Health Care Center.

Visitation will be held from noon until 1:30 p.m. on Friday Feb. 8 at the Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave., Batavia. Funeral services will follow the visitation at the funeral home. Interment will be at the West Batavia Cemetery. 

Alan was born March 14, 1927 in Mendota to Gilbert and Margaret (Vogler) Blotch. He married Grace Elouise Larson of Mendota in 1950 and they spent their 68 years together in Aurora and Batavia.

Survivors include two children, Alan (Laura Dean) Blotch and Jenifer Fernandes; three grandchildren, Jacqueline, Gregory and Michael; one sister, Nancy Mayer of Bringhurst, Ind.; and many nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his wife and one daughter, Marianne Blotch. 

Alan was raised in Mendota and graduated from Mendota High School. He joined the U.S. Marine Corp at the end of World War II and honorably served his beloved country. He completed his college degree in engineering at North Central College in Naperville and enjoyed a successful career at Caterpillar for many years.

For additional information, contact Moss Family Funeral Home at (630) 879-7900 or www.mossfuneral.com.

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