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Arlene A. (Koepsel) Babbitts

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Arlene A. (Koepsel) Babbitts Obituary
Arlene A. (Koepsel) Babbitts

Appleton, Wisconsin - Arlene A. Babbitts, age 85, of Appleton, WI passed away on August 5, 2018 at Kindred Hearts Assisted Living in Kaukauna, WI. Arlene was born on February 12, 1933 in Appleton to the late Hearman and Martha (Knoll) Koepsel. After high school she went on to work for Rayovac Batteries in Appleton for many years and retired when they closed.

Arlene enjoyed bingo, gambling at Oneida Bingo and Casino, taking trips, playing the organ, playing cards and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her 5 sons, Mike (Kimberly), Jeffrey, Patrick, Scott (Becky Burmeister) and Steve (Charlene); 9 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.

Arlene was preceded in death by all of her several siblings.

A memorial gathering will be held for Arlene at Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 North Superior St., Appleton, on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 9-11 AM. Inurnment will be at Highland Memorial Park, Appleton.

The Babbitts family would like to thank the staff at Kindred Hearts Assisted Living for all of their care for Arlene. A special thank you to her hospice nurse, Julie, for all her wonderful assistance in Arlene's last days.

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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Aug. 7 to Aug. 12, 2018
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