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June 27, 1915 – Monday, December 19, 2011

Service Information
St. Michael Catholic Church
Thursday, December 22, 2011

Visitation Information
St. Michael Catholic Church
Thursday, December 22, 2011

Edgar John Babler, age 96, of Albertville, formerly of Hassan Township, died Monday, December 19, 2011 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

He was born June 27, 1915 in Rogers, Minnesota the son of Jesse and Elizabeth (Dahlheimer) Babler.

On June 18, 1940, Edgar J. Babler & Muriel R. Fyten were joined in holy marriage at St. Bridget Catholic Church in North Minneapolis. God blessed their marriage with four children.

Edgar and his wife engaged in dairy farming in Hassan Township for many years. He was a faithful member of St. Michael Catholic Church.

He is survived by his children: Jean (Peter) Dahlheimer of Corcoran, Sharon Callinan of Maple Grove, Bonnie (Edwin) Kelly of St. Michael and Chris Babler of Albertville; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings: Bennie Babler, Chris (Shirley) Babler, Esther Noske and Rita Kelly. Also survived by many other relatives and friends.

Edgar was preceded in death by his wife, Muriel R. (Fyten) Babler; parents; son-in-law, John Callinan.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30am Thursday, December 22, 2011, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Visitation will be held at the church Thursday morning from 9:00am until the time of service.

Interment will be in St. Michael Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to either St. Michael Catholic Church, 11300 Frankfort Pkwy NE, St. Michael, MN 55376 or Caring and Sharing Hands, 525 North 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Sherry Kilian

    Our family lived down the road from the Bablers, years ago. I remember Edgar from when I was a little girl and played in the barn and petted the animals around his farm. It was great fun to catch a tractor ride, too! My fond memories of him and his family will always remain. Edgar, such a wonderful and gregarious spirit, will be welcomed by the angels now. Blessings to Christopher and family. Be well.

  2. Michael Hanson

    I am so sorry for your loss. Edgar was an awesome man. One of my favorite memories of Edgar is playing cribbage with him. It was one of my favorite games.


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