Frances Batta, 88, of St. Leon, Indiana passed Friday, May 25, 2018. She leaves her beloved children: Jerry (Jackie) Batta of Logan, IN, Donna Batta of Florence, KY, Paul Batta of Sunman, IN, Tony (Janet) Batta of Sunman, IN, Elaine (Ricardo) Walker of Bright, IN, Janet (David) Baur of Ft. Myers, FL and Joe Batta Ft. Myers , FL. She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.Frances was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Raymond, and their son Robert.Frances and her husband owned Batta’s General Store and Tavern in St. Leon. Raymond developed the infamous fried chicken recipe at the Tavern that was passed down and probably is still used today. Frances was President of Daughters of Isabella, Treasurer of the Town Board of St. Leon, and an office holder in the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW). She loved spending time playing cards and always looked forward to the monthly cousins’ luncheon.Visitation is Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at the Parish Life Center in St. Leon, IN 10:30-12:30 followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 at St. Joseph Church in St. Leon, IN.Memorials to the American Heart Association.