James L Babcock

James L Babcock

James L. Babcock of Mauston passed away at the age of 63 on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at University Hospital, Madison.

Jim was born in Mauston on May 30, 1953, the son of Bud and Jean Babcock. He served in the US Army for 25 years. He was united in marriage to Vida Arbon in the Philippines on July 29, 1989.

Jim was a loving husband and father. He was a hardworking man with strong values and integrity. He had a wonderful sense of humor.

Jim is survived by his wife Vida, his children John Babcock, Marcy Farris, Rhea Mae Arbon, Jannel Babcock, his grandchildren Kaleb, Brielle and Brodie, his brother Rick (Linda) Babcock and other relatives and friends.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Mauston. Burial will be at St. Patrick Cemetery with military honors. Friends may call on Monday, March 6th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Crandall Funeral Home, Mauston and visitation on Tuesday, March 7th from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at St. Patrick Catholic Church.