Obit: Babka, Artice Elaine #2 (1930 - 2018)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Babka, Davis, Hubing, Goldsmith, Mayer, Foemmel, Hazelwood, Kraker, Krauter, Famiyeh

----Source: Banner Journal (Black River Falls, Jackson Co., WI) 12/19/2018

Babka, Artice Elaine (15 September 1930 – 16 December 2018)

Artice Elaine Babka, age 88, of Black River Falls, passed away December 16, 2018 at Aggies Country Living Nursing Home in Bloomer.

She was born September 15, 1930 on the farm near Neillsville, daughter of Lucille (Davis) and Arthur Hubing. Artice went to Neillsville High School and then beauty school to become a cosmetologist. She married Lawrence Babka on October 4, 1958.

She raised a family and was a partner in the family laundromat business and rental property business. She was active in the St Joseph parish and school was also always volunteering for community activities.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Babka-Goldsmith (Joe) of Cumberland, her son, Brian Babka of Hudson. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Chelsea Goldsmith (Fiancé Chris Mayer) and Jenna Goldsmith, brother Brad (Winnie) Hubing, sister-in-law, Carol (Foemmel) Hubing; special niece, Kathy (Hubing) Hazelwood; and many nieces and nephews.

Artice is preceded in death by her husband Lawrence; parents, Lucille and Arthur; brother, Wendell Hubing; special Aunt, Lila Hubing; and her brothers-in-law, William Babka and Lawrence Kraker; sisters-in-law, Maureen Hubing, Marcy Babka, Maureen Krauter, and Violet Kraker.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Buswell Funeral Home (106 S. 2nd Street, Black River Falls, Wisconsin) with Father Emmanuel Famiyeh officiating.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until time of services on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to cancer research.

Buswell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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