She was preceded in death by her twin brother, Donald.
Darlene is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Chester “Chet” Babcock; children, David and Tracy Babcock and their children, Mackenzie, Shelby, Kylee and Brayden; Scott Babcock and his children, Jordan and Mason; and Angie Babcock-Wilson and her children, Connor, Jacob, Aiden and Brady. Also surviving are her sister, Judy and Maynard Garner; brother, Dan and Cindy McWilliams; several nieces and nephews; and many, many friends who were the light of her world.
Visit with family and friends while sharing refreshments and her favorite drink from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home, 2120 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, Grand Rapids. Family and friends will also meet for one hour prior to the Memorial Service, which will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at Remembrance Church, 4575 Remembrance Rd NW.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Faith Hospice or Remembrance Church Mission Fund.
Please visit www.lifestorynet.com to read Darlene’s lifestory, submit a favorite memory, picture or to sign the online guestbook.