David Babcock, age
74, lifelong resident of Porter, IN, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.
David was born in
Porter, IN, on March 28, 1941, to Fernandis and Clara (Hall) Babcock.
David worked in
construction and retired from IMS Local #150. He was a member of Local #150
retirees club. David was a former Councilman for the Porter Town Board. He
enjoyed fishing and was an avid Green Bay Packers Fan.
He is survived by
his loving wife, Shirley Babcock; his children, Tony (Kelly) Babcock of
Naples, FL, Debbie (Harry) Lowenthal of Westville, IN and Mike (Natalie)
Babcock of Porter, IN; brother, Charles (Doris) Babcock of Portage, IN;
sisters, Colleen (Kenny) Peting of Baytown, TX, and Arla (Harry) Schnafit of
Arizona; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, brother, Nelson Babcock and sisters, Marian Barney and
Visitation will be
held on Friday, July 17, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. until the 6:00 p.m., with a
time of family sharing beginning at 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.
Memorials may be
made to Catch a Dream at