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July 21, 2022

Beverly J. Babler

Beverly J. Babler, age 81, passed away surrounded by her family on July 12, 2022, at SSM Health-Monroe. She was born on December 30, 1940, at St. Clare Hospital in Monroe, the daughter of Willis Spring and Ruth Holcomb.

Beverly grew up in the New Glarus area and attended New Glarus Schools. On October 19, 1957, she was united in marriage to Milton Babler in Dubuque, IA. Beverly worked at Monroe Cheese Corp in Monticello, and was a mother and homemaker. She was a member of the Zwingli United Church of Christ in Monticello. Bev enjoyed tending her flower gardens and watching the birds that would visit her home. She also used her artistic talents painting ceramics. Bev was a dedicated Wisconsin sports fan, following the Packers, Brewers, Bucks, and Badgers. Most of all she loved being a mom and grandma, attending her children's and grandchildren's school activities and taking care of them.

Beverly is survived by her husband, Milton; children, Steven (Joni) Babler, Milton "Fritz" Babler Jr., Scott (Ann DeNure) Babler, and Angela (Don) Neff; grandchildren, Chris (Molly), Ali (Joel), Melissa, and Matthew; great-grandchildren, Rorie, Carlie, Brek, Lauren, Hans, Steven, and Claire. She is further survived by her brothers, Duane (Donna) Spring and Dwight (Sandra) Spring; sister-in-law, Carol (Larry) Strause; nieces, Dawn, Brenda, Sheri, Shawn, and Shelly; nephews, Shane and Mark; and a granddog, Whiskey.

She was preceded in death by her father; mother; stepfather, Dan Ringhand; and sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Dave Johnson.

A memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at the Zwingli United Church of Christ, 416 E. Lake Avenue, Monticello, WI, with the Rev. Lance Smith officiating. Relatives and friends called from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at the Zwingli United Church of Christ in Monticello.

The Zentner-Beal Funeral Home of New Glarus is assisting the family.

An online memorial with guestbook is available at


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