Betty A. (Flatz)
Babcock, age 90, lifelong resident of Chesterton, IN, passed away on
Wednesday, October 28, 2020.
She was born on
February 20, 1930, in Chesterton, to John and Mary (MaKovec) Flatz.
Betty is survived
by children, Gregory Babcock of Chesterton, IN, Kathleen Babcock of
Sarasota, FL, Timothy (Judy) Babcock of Evansville, IN, Robert "Bob" (Tara)
Babcock of Bloomington, IN, and Maria (Lance) Morris of Chesterton, IN;
grandchildren, Paul (Nolita) Babcock, Erik (Lauren) Babcock, Mark (Samantha)
Babcock, Kyle (Ashley) Babcock, Jenna (Jerod) Lucas, Jaci (Adam) Pabst,
Shelby Babcock, Jake Babcock, Sydney Morris; great-grandchildren, Rachel,
Abbie, Ally and James; nephew, Mark (Gayle) Dickinson, niece, Marcee (Bruce)
Cwiakala and many more nieces and nephews, also Carol Quinn a special friend
She was preceded in
death by her parents; husband, Nelson F. Babcock, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Jo
Anne Winey-Babcock; siblings, Joseph Flatz, Stephen Flatz, Mary Crisman,
John Flatz, Sam Flatz and Angie Dickinson.
from Chesterton High School Class of 1948. She was a long time member of St.
Patrick Catholic Church. She was a member of Junior Women’s Club. Betty
enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino with her friends. She enjoyed
the outdoors; riding her bike and visiting the dunes. She loved attending
her children and grandchildren's sporting events. Betty was a die-hard
Chicago Bulls fan. She also loved traveling and visiting her daughter in
Visitation will be
held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.
Service will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, with burial at
Memorials may be
made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at JDRF, PO BOX 37920,
Boone IA 50037.
may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com