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Dorothy Brogan Babich
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Birth: 1931
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct., 2006
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Dorothy M. Babich
Babich, Dorothy M. (nee Brogan), age 75, suddenly of McCook, formerly of Lyons. Devoted wife of the late Walter, loving mother of Dianna Gavros, M'Linda (Thomas) Kula, Barbara (Donald) Dolgner, the late Patty Miles and Ronald, Walter (Lisa) and Daniel (Carmie) Babich, dear sister of James (Margie), Emmett (Joann), Raymond and Mickey Brogan, and Catherine (Thomas) Higgins, fond grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 16. Memorial Service will be held at St. John's United Church of Christ, 4500 S. Prescott Ave., Lyons, on Saturday, October 28th at 11 a.m. No visitation. Cremation private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Des Plaines Valley Council, Boys Scouts of America, 811 W. Hillgrove Ave., La Grange IL, 60515. Funeral Info., Riverside Funeral Directors, Brian D. Kuratko Director, 708-609-5585.

Suburban Police Chief Discovers Parents' Murder-Suicide

8:56 a.m. CDT October 24, 2006
McCOOK, Ill. - A suburban Cook County police chief made a sad, gruesome discovery this weekend: the bodies of his parents in their home, authorities said. The bodies of the couple, identified as Dorothy and Walter Babich, both 75, were discovered Sunday afternoon at their McCook home at 4935 Riverside Drive, according to police and the medical examiner's office.

Their son, Daniel Babich, chief of the neighboring Lyons Police Department, made the discovery Sunday afternoon, according to police reports. He could not be reached for comment Monday.

The woman was stabbed and the man used a shotgun to kill himself in what the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said appeared to be a homicide-suicide.

A preliminary police investigation indicates the husband stabbed his wife multiple times before he shot himself with a shotgun sometime between Friday and Sunday, according to a release from McCook police.

The couple wer pronounced dead at the scene at 5:25 p.m. Sunday, according to a medical examiner's office spokesman.

An autopsy conducted Monday determined the woman died of multiple stab and incise wounds. Her husband's autopsy was pending police investigation, according to the report.

McCook police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact them at 708-447-1234.

Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
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Originally Created by: MadameB
Record added: Oct 31, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16392637

The painful TRUTH about the murderer of BOTH Walter Babich Sr. and Dorothy:FYI:The American Underground Network / *link to the audio-file archive of 12-4-2014 --- part #2 of 2.
 Added: Dec. 12, 2014
The McCook, Ill.P.D. Internal Affairs Officer asked Chief Daniel Babich, the youngest son of the murdered parents, REPEATEDLY: DO YOU HAVE A KEY TO YOUR PARENT'S HOME! Chief Babich walked away without answering the question. The I.A. Officer said, "Don't...(Read more)
- M'Linda Kula
 Added: Mar. 21, 2013
Walter Babich Sr. and his wife, Dorothy: BETRAYED by The Funeral Director: Mr. Brian D. Kuratko # 708-609-5585 who WAS ALSO the Commander under then, Lyons, Ill. Police Chief Daniel Babich & Kuratko was the INTERNAL AFFAIRS Officer for the Lyons, Ill. Pol...(Read more)
- M'Linda Kula
 Added: Mar. 21, 2013
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