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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Wednesday January 19th, 2022
3:00pm - 8:00pm

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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Thursday January 20th, 2022
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Evelyn M. Babcock

Evelyn M. Babcock, age 93, of Swanton, Ohio passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday morning, January 14, 2022. Evelyn was born July 13, 1928, in Toledo to Eugene and Eva (Spencer) Burchell. She married her high school sweetheart, Harmon E. Babcock, on April 16, 1947.

Evelyn was a longtime member of Fulton Union Church, Ladies Elks and Swanton American Legion Auxiliary. Evelyn was full of life and spunk. She loved the outdoors, taking great pride in her gardening skills. Evelyn also loved to watch her family and people in the neighborhood enjoy her beautiful pool on hot summer days. She was known as “Grandma” throughout the community. Around Halloween everyone would get so excited for her famous Popcorn Balls. Evelyn was a woman of many talents, from an excellent baker to creating beautiful center pieces. She could do it all. Her most enjoyable moments were the ones spent with her family.

Left to cherish Evelyn’s memory are her children; Lynn (Danny) Atanacio, (Aaron) Barb Babcock, Joel (Jana) Babcock, Jamie (Michelle) Babcock and Ann (Joe) Gombash; sister, Dawn “Penny” Nichols; grandchildren, Rene Atanacio-Adler, Erik (Candee) Babcock, Jeremy (Melissa) Babcock, Aaron “Aber” (Heather) Babcock, Parris (Tom) Killen, Brooks Babcock, Teigan Babcock, Harmon (Anna) Gombash, Harlan Babcock, Haiden Gombash; 10 great-grandchildren and one on the way; 5 great-great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 4 step-great-grandchildren; 2 step-great-great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Harmon on July 15, 1991; her son, Aaron Babcock; 7 brothers and 3 sisters.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 19th from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton. Services will be held Thursday, January 20th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Alan Weese officiating. Interment will follow at Sharples Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton Union Church, 5232 County Road HJ, Delta, OH 43515.

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My heartfelt condolences and prayers of healing

Pam wozniak Feb 20 2022 11:55 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Babcock

Cynthia L Burkey Jan 21 2022 5:36 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Babcock

Flathers Teresa Jan 20 2022 8:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Babcock

Jacque Bettinger Jan 20 2022 4:04 PM

Sorry for your loss. Prayers for her soul and your family.

Lois sturt Jan 20 2022 11:38 AM

Evelyn will be missed by so many here, but she'll be blessed with such a Joyful Reunion In Heaven, with Harmon, Aaron, and others. ❤

Chris and Kay Jan 20 2022 10:23 AM

Evelyn and my mother were lifelong best friends. Two very beautiful women of wisdom and Christian values. Both were highly esteemed and loved by family and everyone who knew them. Evelyn passed at the same age as Mom and I hope they are again enjoying one another's company along with Harm and Dad (who are probably off fishing somewhere together).

Doryl (Dodi) Sharples Hodgins Jan 20 2022 9:14 AM

We are forever grateful to Evelyn for her friendship to our mother.

Aneita Radov Jan 19 2022 9:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Evelyn Babcock

Mona & Frank Dyke Jan 18 2022 12:12 PM

Prayers to the Babcock family, she was a beautiful soul

Christine Mossing Jan 18 2022 6:19 AM

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