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Michael J. Babcock - 74

9/1/1945 - 3/9/2020

Clinton, Iowa

      Michael J. Babcock age 74 of Clinton, passed away Monday March 9, 2020 at his home.  Cremation rites will be accorded and a gathering of friends and family will be held at a later date.  Online condolences may be left at


     Michael was born on Sept. 1, 1945 in Racine, WI, the son of John and Christine (Geltz) Babcock.  After graduating from Clinton High School he served in the US Marines during the Vietnam Conflict.  He was a truck driver working with the Teamsters Union for many years.


     Michael is survived by his sister, Jackie (Chuck) Bousman of Clinton; two brothers, Jeffrey Babcock of Clinton and John (Kathy) Goulden of Cedar Falls; and several nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation rites will be accorded and a gathering of friends and family will be held at a later date.



  • carla petersen

    on 03/10/20

    very sorry to hear of mikes passing  prayers with you jackie

  • Joyce Runge

    on 03/14/20

    I was so sad to hear of Mike's passing
  • terry greve

    on 03/15/20

    You will be missed my friend.

  • Mary (Horst) Jaeger

    on 03/19/20

    I've known Mike most of my life having attended St. Irenaeus Grade School and a couple of years at St. Mary's High School with him.  He was quite a character and I loved seeing him occasionally and chatting for awhile.  He was always friendly and respectful to me and I enjoyed knowing him, laughing with him, and I always wished him good things in his life.  I will add him to my prayer list.  


  • Penny Dempsey Yazzie

    on 03/19/20

    My condolences go out to Mike's family. I went to St. Mary High School with Mike and I am very sad to learn of his passing. May he rest in peace.

  • John Hempel

    on 03/19/20

    Mike was a long time friend from Lyons.  Hadn't seen him for a number of years, but remember him well from when we were kids growing up.  RIP, Mike.


  • Steve and Linda Puls

    on 03/28/20

    Mike was a long time friend and neighbor. We have not seen him for a many years, but thought of him often.  We remember many stories of when Steve grew up with him on Pershing and times we were together many years ago. We are sorry for his family's loss.  Rest in peace, Mike.


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