Jeffrey M. Babbitt (1967 - 2014)

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Jeff Babbitt died at his Anchorage, Alaska, home on Dec. 16, 2014. He struggled with Huntington's Disease for many years. Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 20, 2014, at the Legacy Heritage Chapel at Angelus Memorial Park, located at 440 E Klatt Road. Jeff's burial will occur later on May 21, 2015, at Angelus Memorial Park. Jeff was born in San Antonio, Texas, and moved to Anchorage before he was 1-year-old. He attended West Anchorage High School and graduated in 1985. He attended further schooling and graduated in 1986, from Alaska Testing Institute with many certifications in welding. Jeff worked as a welder at Weona Corporation for 23 years. He was a member of the Chickaloon Tribal Council and a CIRI shareholder. Favorite activities included: 4-wheeling, snowmachining, remote control car racing, working on cars (especially classics), going to movies, hydrosliding, spending time with his family and pit bull dogs and eating at Arctic Roadrunner while sitting at the LaFramboise family table. Jeff is survived by his brother, Shawn Babbitt; sister-in-law, Cheryl Babbitt; nephews, Scott Babbitt and Ryan Iacovelli; ex-wife, Marla Babbitt; stepdaughters, Chelsea and Chantel Larson; aunts and uncles, Tony and Donna LaFramboise, Carol Williams, Shirley Schmidt, Philip "Flip" and Linda LaFramboise, Larry and Pam LaFramboise, Marcel LaFramboise, Linda and Jim Wallace, Diann Martin, Charlotte Fetters, Terese and Rick Grant, Janice and Monte LaBrie, Patricia LaFramboise, Katherine Johnson, Jesse Lanman Jr., Bonnie Croskrey and Gary Stevig; cousins, Debbie Oakes, Kevin LaFramboise, Keith LaFramboise, Corey Williams, Renae Senter, Rhonda LaFramboise, Diann Williams, Tracy Schmidt, Trina Voss, Taralynn Salyer, Shawnna McKenzie, Aiden LaFramboise, Danielle Groeneweg, Dirk LaFramboise, Darren LaFramboise, Michael LaFramboise, Paula Withrow, Shelley Estabrook, Todd Martin, Ron Martin, Troy Kendrick, Travis Kendrick, Shane Baird, Wendy Covelle, Jayme Carr, Nicholas Lanman, Jeni Johnson and Dan Lanman. He is preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Babbitt; father, Gaylor Lanman; nephew, Clark Babbitt; uncles, Ray Martin, Norm Schmidt, Gregory LaFramboise, Ronald LaFramboise, Donald LaFramboise and Donald LaFramboise II; and cousins, David LaFramboise and Robert LaFramboise. Donations can be made towards funeral/burial costs by contacting Legacy Funeral Homes, Kehl's Chapel at 344-1497.
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Published in Anchorage Daily News on Dec. 19, 2014