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Beatrice (Babcock) Roberts

December 7, 1932 ~ May 31, 2021 (age 88)


A funeral service was held on Saturday, June 5th, 2021, to view the recorded service please click the following link:

MADISON - Beatrice Alma (Babcock) Roberts, age 88, passed away on May 31, 2021. She was born on December 7, 1932, in Pardeeville, WI to parents Gordon and Alma (Krueger) Babcock.

Beatrice worked at Burnstad’s bakery in DeForest. She was an avid vegetable/flower gardener, quilter, woodworker/painter, and enjoyed crocheting and knitting. She was an active member of Christ Lutheran Church, DeForest since 1973. Beatrice married Thomas Arthur Roberts on January 28, 1956, in Steamboat Rock, Iowa, he preceded her in death on February 10, 2004.

Beatrice is survived by her 4 children, Dean (Mary) Roberts, Barbara (John) Vogel, Rachel Roberts, and Sharon (Jim) Washtock; 7 grandchildren, Sabina Roberts, Elizabeth Vogel, Joseph (Jennifer) Vogel, Michael (Racheal) Roberts, Crystal Crottau, Desiree Schultz, and Careese Crottau; 2 step-granddaughters, Amanda Nevarez and Emily McGowan; 14 great grandchildren; and sister, Edna Jean Babcock.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; parents; and sister, Velda Putnam.

A special thank you to the staff at Oakwood Prairie Ridge and to Agrace Hospice for their exceptional care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Christ Lutheran Church Quilting Group or Alter Guild.

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A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 11:00 A.M at Christ Lutheran Church, 220 S Main St. DeForest, a visitation will be held on Saturday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service.


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Windsor/DeForest Chapel

6924 Lake Road




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June 5, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Christ Lutheran Church of DeForest
220 South Main Street
DeForest, WI 53532

Funeral Service
June 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Christ Lutheran Church of DeForest
220 South Main Street
DeForest, WI 53532

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