VERNDALE -- Adam L. Van Batavia, 21, Verndale, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at the Meritcare Hospital in Fargo, N.D., as the result of a motor vehicle and train accident in Verndale.
He was born Feb. 25, 1980, to Robert and Linda (Zimmerman) Van Batavia in Wadena. He graduated from the Bertha-Hewitt schools in 1999 and from Alexandria Technical College for carpentry. He worked at Verndale Custom Homes.
Survivors include his parents; two brothers, a twin brother, Aaron, Bloomington, and Jason, Bloomington; two grandmothers, Catherine Van Batavia, Wadena, and Mildred Zimmerman, Bertha.
His two grandfathers, Peter Van Batavia and Franklin Zimmerman, died earlier.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Verndale Christian and Missionary Alliance Church with Rev. Daryl Jacobson officiating. Burial will be in the Hewitt Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at the Bielema Family Funeral Home in Verndale and one hour before services Friday at the church.
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