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Evelyn Geneva Appel Babitzke
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1923
Lipscomb County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 2008
Potter County
Texas, USA

CANADIAN - Evelyn Babitzke, 85, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, in Amarillo.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Donald Hill officiating. Arrangements are by Hughs Funeral Home of Canadian.

Evelyn was born July 4, 1923, in Higgins to the late Ludwig Appel and Ida Longhofer Appel. She attended schools in Bishop, Okla. She married Christian "Chris" Babitzke on Feb. 26, 1944, in Arnett, Okla. They moved to Canadian in 1977 from Lipscomb County. She was a homemaker and a member of First Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Ida Lee Brown.

Survivors include her husband, Christian "Chris" Babitzke; a son, Dickie Babitzke and wife Debbie of Darrouzett; a daughter, Joyce Meek and husband Bill of Durham, Okla.; five grandchildren, Tamara Jones, Tonya Smith, Angela Marquez, Chris Meek and Delf Meek; eight great-grandchildren; a niece, Cindy Hughes; and a nephew, Colby Brown.

The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.

Sign the online guest book at

Amarillo Globe-News, Oct. 16, 2008 
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  Christian Babitzke (1922 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Edith Ford Memorial Cemeteries
Hemphill County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section EF (1994) / Block 7
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Oct 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30618322
Evelyn Geneva <i>Appel</i> Babitzke
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Evelyn Geneva <i>Appel</i> Babitzke
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