Verne Batcheller, 83, of Lake View, a former Webster City businessman, died Monday, June 23, 2014 at the Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2014 at Asbury United Methodist Church in Webster City, with Rev. Dave Schumann from Lakes United Methodist officiating. Burial will be at the Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Foster Funeral and Cremation Center from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday.