John A. Babcock

Born: Mon., Aug. 1, 1949
Died: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
Location: Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home

Memorial Service

10:00 AM Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
Location: East Lincoln Alliance Church

10:00 AM Thu., Dec. 28, 2017
Location: Free Methodist Church

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John A Babcock

August 1, 1949 – November 22, 2017
With heavy hearts the family announces the passing of John Babcock, age 68 of Clear Lake Wisconsin.

John is survived by his children, Rosemary (Albert) Fex of Oxdrift, Ontario, John (Deena) Babcock of Clear Lake, Wisconsin, Barb (Luc) Ducas of Dryden, Ontario. Grandchildren Danielle (Robert), Leandra (Sean), Tessa, Emma-Leigh, Orren, Aviana, Evelyn, Justus and Emelia.  Great Grandchildren, Troy and Jaime.  Siblings: Shirley (Don) Henry, Walt Babcock, Don (Ruby) Babcock, Yvonne Winter, Alice (John) Paepke, Phyllis (Willard) Pfaff, Susie North, Margie Mischley, Dorothy (Larry) Boehm, Mary McGillis, Charlie Babcock, Ruthie (Doug) Billsby. Many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

John was predeceased by his parents Avery and Rosemary Babcock.  Sister Elizabeth (Pat) Babcock.  Brother-in-laws Roland (Rip) Reynolds, Rollo (Jack) McGillis, Joe Mischley, Grover North, and Ben Winter.  Niece Marsha Babcock and Nephews Joseph Reynolds, Jeffrey North and Matthew Babcock.

John was born August 1, 1949 in West Branch, Michigan to Avery and Rosemary (nee Pauly) Babcock.  John lived in Roscommon Michigan, Eton Rugby Ontario, Minnitaki Ontario, Osceola Wisconsin and Clear Lake Wisconsin.

John was a very active man whose passions were, family, farming, John Deere tractors and the Lord.  He wore many hats, farmer, mechanic, electrician, carpenter, welder, and working in the forest industry. A personal hat he wore was sitting as a board member of the churches he worshiped at.  He had a great love for his family and took pride in their many accomplishments.
John had a very brief battle with cancer and he passed peacefully with his children near by at the Amery Hospital on the morning of November 22, 2017.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home 342 Fifth Street Clear Lake, WI.  A memorial service to celebrate John’s life will be held Thursday November 30, 2017 at 10:00am at East Lincoln Alliance Church in Amery, WI with Pastor Randy Schussman officiating.  A luncheon will follow the service.  A memorial service will be held Thursday December 28, 2017 at 10:00am at the Free Methodist Church in Dryden, Ontario with Brian Eschbach officiating with luncheon to follow.  An internment of ashes will follow at a later date in Rock Cemetery, Crawford County, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations can be made to East Lincoln Alliance Church, benevolent fund at 735 70th Ave. Amery, WI 54001 USA.

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Amber Micka
   Posted Sat December 09, 2017
My condolences to the Babcock family . May God strengthen and comfort you with the hope of the resurrection. Acts 24:15.

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