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Patricia Babbitt

AURORA, Colo.-Patricia Babbitt, 75, Aurora, Colo., formerly of Avon, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2009, in Aurora, Colo.

She was born March 9, 1934, near Avon, the daughter of Harold and Marie (Tracy) Beckner. She married Bob Babbitt in October of 1951 at the Federated Church in Avon.

She is survived by two sons, Rob (Laurie) Babbitt, Aurora, Colo. and Rick (Monica) Babbitt of Florida; three grandchildren, Zach, Las Vegas, Nev. and Nick and Tyler, Aurora, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother.

Patricia was employed at Burlington Northern Trucklines, Galesburg, and later moved with the company to Colorado in 1977, where she retired.

She was a member of the Avon Federated Church, the Mildred Arms Guild, American Legion Auxiliary and Avon Junior Woman’s Club. She bowled for many years at Abbe Lanes and also owned a Ceramic Shop in Abingdon.

She enjoyed being active in her son's school and athletic activities.

Graveside services were held May 30, 2009, in the Avon Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Avon Federated Church and/or American Diabetes Foundation.

Corman Memorial Home, Avon, was in charge of arrangements.

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