More detail on this person: A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 1998, in St. Luke's
Episcopal Church in Vancouver, Wash., for Robert Eugene ''Reb'' Bateman, who died of a pneumothorax
March 2 at age 50.
Mr. Bateman was born Jan. 17, 1948, in Seattle. He was a combat helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He moved to Vancouver in 1986. He was a commercial helicopter pilot. He married Jeannette Ruth Dezsofi in 1992.
Survivors include his wife, daughter, Alissa J. Bateman, and stepdaughter, Jeannette Alison Dezsofi, all of Vancouver; parents, Robert and Sarah of Seattle; brother, Paul of Bothell, Wash.; and sister, Lucy Ray of Kent, Wash.
Interment will be in Evergeen Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family suggests remembrances to the American Lung Association or Disabled American Veterans. Arrangements are by Vancouver Funeral Chapel.
This information was last updated 05/18/2016
Please send additions or corrections to: HQ@vhpa.org VHPA Headquarters
Return to the Helicopter Pilot DAT name list
Return to VHPA web site
Date posted on this site: 04/14/2021
Copyright © 1998 - 2020 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association