Ann Babcock, age 88, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Funeral Services are 10:30 AM Monday, March 3, 2014 at St. John the Evangelist-Episcopal Church, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Rev. Vicki Natzke will officiate. Visitation will be at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI from 2:00-4:00 PM Sunday and Monday at the Church from 9:30-10:30 AM. Burial will be at Restlawn Memorial Park.
Ann was born January 8, 1926 in Chicago, IL to Stephen and Josephine Shumsky. Ann owned the Bridal Shoppe in Wisconsin Rapids, WI and later was employed at Ore-Ida. She was a member of the St. John Episcopal Church Altar Guild, ECW and their flower guild.
Ann is survived by three sons, Roger (Diane) Babcock of Nekoosa, WI, Thomas (Patti) Babcock of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, and Harry (Jan) Babcock of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; two daughters, Carol (Jan) Ironside of Wisconsin Rapids, WI and Mary Ann (Fran) Hamel of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; 15 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
Ann was preceded in death by her parents, infant daughter, Patricia Babcock; brother, William (Irene) Shumsky; sister, Stella (Eugene) Pelot; husband, Sylvester Babcock and granddaughter, Michelle West.
RITCHAY FUNERAL HOME
1950 12TH ST SOUTH Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-0847
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Mar. 1, 2014