1930 Florence 2021

Florence I. Babbitts

May 5, 1930 — April 4, 2021

Florence I. Babbitts, age 90, of Menasha, passed away on April 4, 2021 surrounded by her family. Florence was born on May 5, 1930 in Menasha, Wisconsin to John and Viola (Maciejewski) Wippich. On August 1, 1953 she married Cedric Babbitts, Jr. at St. John Catholic Church in Menasha and he preceded her in death on November 24, 1984. She was a lifetime member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Menasha.


Florence had many jobs over the years, but her greatest one was being an amazing wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed playing bingo, cribbage and cards with her lady friends. She was also an avid sports fan and loved watching the Brewers, Packers and Badgers sporting events.


She will be sadly missed by children: Debbie (Kurt) Kralovec, Bob (Julie) Babbitts, Mark (Jamie) Babbitts, and Judy Spang, grandchildren: Melanie (Trace) Gallant, Ashley Kralovec, Michael (Allie) Babbitts, Steven (Molly) Babbitts, Emily (Jake) Ciula, Sara (Luke) Behm, Kurt Spang, Alexis Spang, and Gwen (Reggie) Prock, great-grandchildren: Breeden, Brooks, Hazel, Ayla, Miles, Aurora, Jack and Andrew. She is further survived by her many nieces and nephews who adored her and many other relatives and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Cedric Babbitts, 2 brothers and their wives: Donald (Nancy) Wippich and Jack (Marge) Wippich and one son-in-law Ron Spang.


Funeral Services for Florence will be on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 11:00am at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 516 DePere Street in Menasha. Private burial will take place later at St. John Catholic Cemetery 1 in Menasha. For more information and to express condolences, please visit www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com.


Heaven has gained an amazing angel. May every day fill you with smiles, love and blueberry coffee. Forever in our hearts.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, April 8, 2022

Starts at 11:00am

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

516 Depere St, Menasha, WI 54952

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