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Joyce Derine Speer Babbel
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1926
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 2010

Joyce Derine Babbel August 8, 1926 - August 14, 2010

Joyce D. Babbel passed away on August 14, 2010 at the Retreat Communities after a sudden illness. She was 84.

Joyce was born on August 8, 1926 in Bristow, Oklahoma from the union of Jess McLain and Minnie Gertrude (Foresee) Speer. She spent her childhood in Oklahoma City, OK and graduated from Capital Hill High School.

On June 13, 1945 Joyce married Ted W. Babbel. He preceded her in death in November 1995 in Grand Junction.

Joyce lived in the Grand Junction community for fifty-six years and previously lived in American Fork, UT. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was also a homemaker, wife and mother.

She loved to read, go out to eat, go on short road trips and do things for others.

Joyce leaves behind four children: three sons, Gene (Audrey) Babbel, Dan (Kimberly Rae) Babbel and Richard (Kimberly Sue) Babbel; and a daughter, Linda Collins, all of Grand Junction, Colorado; fifteen grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, August 20, 2010 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2881 Orchard Avenue, Grand Junction. A visitation will be held at the LDS Stake Center from 1-2:00 P.M. Friday prior to services. Burial will follow services at Grand Junction Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81506.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Martin Mortuary.

Published in The Daily Sentinel on August 17, 2010 
 
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  Theodore W. Babbel (1918 - 1995)
 
Burial:
Memorial Gardens
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Barb
Record added: Aug 20, 2010
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Joyce Derine <i>Speer</i> Babbel
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May you rest in peace.
- Barb
 Added: Aug. 20, 2010
 
 
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