FUNERAL SERVICES FOR

Leona Babel

4/10/1923 - 11/21/2014


Funeral Service
10:30 AM, 
Monday, November 24, 2014
St. Bonaventure Catholic Church
1565 18th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

Visitation
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM, 
Monday, November 24, 2014
St. Bonaventure Catholic Church
1565 18th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

Interment
All Saints Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
     
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Leona M. Babel, age 91, of Columbus, died Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Golden Living Center in Columbus.

Leona was born April 10, 1923 in Earling, Iowa to Joseph and Josephine (Blum) Gross. She grew up in Earling where she received her education. She married Elmer Babel in Earling. They lived and farmed in the Humphrey, Nebraska area. In 1965 they moved to Columbus. Leona worked at Deano's Diner, Sidewalk Cafe, Tooley Drug and the Hospital Cafeteria. She was a member of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church. She enjoyed bowling and spending time with her family.

Leona is survived by:
Husband: Elmer Babel of Schuyler
Son: Jim (Vida Jean) Babel of Columbus
Son: Robert Babel of Omaha
Son: Dean (Barb) Babel of Schuyler
Son: Clark Babel of Columbus
7 Grandchildren and 7 Great grandchildren
Brother: Eugene Gross of Battle Creek, IA
Brother: Jerry (Sharon) Gross of Earling, IA
Brother: Laverne (Ginger) Gross of Palmdale,CA
Sister: Dorothy Coenen of Woodbine, IA
Sister: Helen (Marvin) Bissen of Harlan, IA
Sister: Marie (Charlie) Klein of Earling, IA

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Bob, Alfonse and Leo Gross.


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