|Birth: ||Feb. 29, 1920|
February 29, 1920 - March 10, 2010
Lucille M. Babcock, 90, formerly of Beloit, WI, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, in Rock Haven Nursing Home, Janesville, WI. She was born in Beloit on Feb. 29, 1920, the daughter of Byron and Violet (Kummer) Bird. Lucille attended Beloit schools. She married Edward Babcock on April 26, 1941 in Harmony Township, Rock County, WI. He predeceased her on April 2, 1975. Lucille was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of Sun Valley Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Glenicee (Ken) Hoops of Janesville and Beverly Van Brocklin of Glendale Heights, IL; sons, Gary Babcock of Beloit and David (Milly) Babcock of Milton; 15 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; brother, Orlando (Rose) Swartout of Rockford, IL; brother-in-law, Johnny Goff of Beloit; special nieces: Sandy (Chuck) Wollslair of Clinton, Joyce (Melvin) Arnold of Evansville, and Vickie (Randy) Wienke of Brooklyn; special nephew, Buddy (Linda) McAffee of Roscoe, IL; and special friends, Vera Cross and Gloria Trail, both of Beloit.
Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Judy Green; son, Jim Babcock; grandsons, Brian Babcock and Michael Schultz; sisters: Margaret Goff, Marie Erickson, and Ruth Day; brothers, Bob Bird and Gordie Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2010, at the DALEY MURPHY WISCH & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM, 2355 Cranston Rd., Beloit, with Reverend David Ewing officiating. Burial is at the Turtleville Cemetery.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the tremendous staff at Rock Haven Nursing Home for the special care given to Lucille.
Note: Husband is Edward Babcock on April 26 1941
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