David A. Battiato passed away November 5, 2023 at the age of 71 in Lincoln, NE. He was born June 6, 1952 in Fremont, NE to Russell and Eloise (Hackstock) Battiato. Dave attended St. Patrick’s Grade School and Bergan High School in Fremont, graduating in 1970. He then studied at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He and Jacqueline Gruber married in 1973 and later separated. Dave and Jacque had three children. Dave returned to college at the University of Nebraska in Kearney, graduating in 1980 with a Bachelor’s Degree. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor Degree in 1983 from the University Of Nebraska College Of Law. Dave was a lifelong resident of Nebraska. He was an avid fan of the Huskers, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Beatles.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his children, Joey Battiato (Lincoln, NE), Maria Battiato (Lincoln, NE), and D.J. Battiato (Vista, CA), their mother, Jacque Battiato (Lincoln, NE), six grandchildren (Aidan, Gianna, Jack, Kelly, Bruce, and Lucy), brother, Paul Battiato (NY, NY), sister, Ellen Moeller (Lincoln, NE), and many other relatives. Special thanks to the Emerald Lancaster Nursing and Rehab family and to Dave’s friends, Jenise Kouma (Wahoo, NE) and Dwayne and Jan Rice (Lincoln, NE).
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