SPRINGFIELD – Marian P. Babicky, 92, of Springfield, formerly of Girard, died at 9:10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at Oak Terrace.
She was born Sept. 15, 1916, in Green Forest, Ark., the daughter of Paul Calvin and Madolyn Garland Fletcher. She married Roy Penn; he preceded her in death. She then married Stephen J. Babicky; he preceded her in death in 1997.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Gary and Robert; and a grandson, Michael Napier.
She is survived by a daughter, Carol (husband, Donald) Napier of Springfield; four granddaughters, Mary Napier (husband, Mike Gagne) of North Carolina, Lori (husband, David) Laaker of Kentucky, Susan (husband, Alan) Carlson of Georgia and Karen (husband, Jamie) Vost of Springfield; great-grandchildren, Sarah and Evan Gagne, Kyle, Cory and Collin Laaker, Daniel Carlson and Bradley and Ryan Vost; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Marian retired as an accountant from the state of Illinois.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Jallas officiating.
Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or Memorial Medical Center Hospice.
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