We will be honouring John's life with a Come & Go Celebration:
2:00 pm — 4:00pm Thursday, March 30, 2023
Clearview Outfitting (Marc Patenaude)
4.5 Miles North of Kelvington, SK
John Babecy was born August 11, 1935 and passed away on March 24, 2023 in Kelvindell Lodge. He had spent 11 years in the Kelvindell Lodge. John was born to William and Annie Babecy. He had 5 siblings. Harry, Margaret, Dora, Mike and Betty. John did most of his schooling in Kelvington, but did grade 9 in Smeaton. John went away after school to work the rigs during the winter, then would come home to farm with his brother Mike. John bought Alf Adamson’s farm where he and Mary farmed and raised the family. John enjoyed curling, socializing, playing cards and Mary’s Sunday family suppers.
John met the love of his life Mary Harvey and they got married February 20, 1960. They had four children Clay, Karen, Tanice and Brent
John is predeceased by his parents, William and Annie Babecy; Wife Mary; Brothers, Harry and Mike; Sister Dora; Son Brent
John is survived by his son Clay and wife Joan ( Mark and Janelle, Carson, Rilynn Dobson, Sandra and Jordy, Carter, Madison, Chase Halter, Jacquelynn and Dallas, Parker, Taylor Brown) Daugher Karen and husband Hector Choquette ( Darwin and Jenine, Nolan, Iyla Choquette, Bryson and Rachelle Choquette, Tia and Brett, Ava, Owen Fredsberg) Daughter Tanice and Dale Halvorsen, Brents children Dylan and Adison Babecy, Sisters Betty and Margaret.
Memorial Donations in John’s name may be made to
Kelvindell Lodge Resident Council
PO Box 280 ∙ Kelvington, SK ∙ S0A 1W0
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(Make Cheques Payable to Town of Kelvington– Memo: Kinsmen Park)
PO Box 10 ∙ Kelvington, SK ∙ S0A 1W0
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