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Mark Babcock

Mark Alan Babcock

Sunday, October 24th, 1948 - Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Obituary

Mark Alan Babcock, of Moline, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020, at Unity Point in Rock Island, IL.  
There will be a Private Family Burial on Friday, November 6, 2020, at Rock Island National Cemetery with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s
Mark Babcock was born in Moline, Illinois on October 24, 1948, to Jack and Marcella (Hopkins) Babcock. He married Sally Iverson on September 13, 1969, in Moline, Illinois who survives.
Mark Babcock graduated from Moline High School Class of 1967 where he enjoyed wrestling. Mark was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Germany from 1968 thru 1970. When he was younger he worked in the Restaurant Business, managing the Boars Head in Moline, and was an Assistant Manager at The Dock in Davenport, IA. He also owned a restaurant in Sherrard, IL, called Food and Company. After leaving the restaurant business, he sold cars for various car dealerships around the Quad Cities. He enjoyed spending time at the family cabin in Decorah, IA. He was a skilled woodworker making a variety of different objects for family and friends.
Survivors include his wife Sally; two sons, Ira Babcock of Rock Island, and Noah (Kimberly) Babcock of Sherrard, IL, a special niece Teresa Garcia.
He was preceded in death by his mother and two brothers Mike Babcock and Steve Babcock.
 
 
 
 
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  • Interment

    Friday, November 6th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Friday, November 6th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    Rock Island National Cemetery
    Address
    Bldg, 118 Rock Island Arsenal
    Rock Island, Illinois 61299
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Celebration of Life to be held at a later date

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Val Groene

Posted at 12:00am
Deepest sympathy
JS

Joe Strandlund

Posted at 12:00am
My condolences to Mark's family for their loss. He was a good friend to my brother Jim.
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EARL JOE STRANDLUND

Posted at 12:00am
My condolences to Mark's family for their loss. He was a good friend to my late brother Jim.
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Vicki L Grudzinski

Posted at 12:00am
Dear Sally , so sorry for your loss! We had lots of good fun in Germany! May God comfort you and your family! ? Doug and Vicki Grudzinski
BL

Barb Strooband Lynch

Posted at 12:00am
Dear Sally,
Sorry to hear of Mark's death.  He was one of the good guys.  How many of us stay married for 50 years?!  You and Mark did well.
Our prayers are with you,
Terry and Barb Strooband Lynch
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