November 12, 2012

Lena Babb

ONWARD — Lena Babb, 92, Onward, died at 4 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at the home of her daughter in Galveston. 

Born Feb. 9, 1920, in LaCrosse, she was the daughter of Lewis and Millie Miller Zimmerman. She first married La Moin C. Eurit,  April 25, 1942, in La Porte, and he preceded her in death. She then married Junior Babb in Logansport, May 6, 1967, and he preceded her in death.

She worked at Grissom Air Force Base Exchange for 15 years.

She volunteered at Onward Christian Church and at the Onward Volunteer Fire Station in Onward for many years. 

Her hobbies were cooking, gardening and nature, her grandchildren and family.

Surviving are two sons, Richard and Diana Eurit, Rochester, and Ronald and Elizabeth Eurit, Flora; daughter, Linda and David Sturgeon, Galveston; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Roger and Kate Morris, Chesterton; and sisters, Lou Cromey, Logansport, Elizabeth Casselring, New Jersey, Joann Johnson, Cincinnati, Kay & Walter Lindemeyer, Greensboro, N.C., and Arletta and Chet Walker, Mishawaka. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and husbands.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with Pastor Rod Mason officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mexico.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice, 1025 Michigan Ave., Logansport IN  46947.

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