Darline W. Babb, 96, of Montpelier and formerly of Reading, Michigan passed into her heavenly home Wednesday afternoon at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on December 3, 1923 in Rochester, Michigan to Onna Eugene and Delia Maude (Ross) Glassford. Darline graduated from Northern High School in Flint, Michigan in 1942. On May 30, 1958 she married Harlan R. Babb in Rochester, Michigan and he preceded her in death in 2016.
She worked as an Assistant Deputy Chief at the Oakland County Clerk’s Office in Pontiac Michigan for 9 years and was the City Clerk for Reading, Michigan for a number of years. Family was very important to Darline, she loved and appreciated her children and grandchildren over the years.
Darline is survived by her children, Cynthia (Paul) Roerig of Montpelier, Theresa Babb of Montpelier, Monte (Charolette) Babb of Marlette, Michigan and Cinda (Jesse) Hart of Sellersburg, Indiana; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harlan, daughter Cecilia Babb, brother Marlin Starkey and sister Leola Vukelich; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Darline will be on Saturday, October 3rd from 11am-1pm at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier, with a service at 1pm at the funeral home with Pastor Don Harris to officiate. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Reading, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be given to Helping Hands Food Pantry.
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