Farming Rural 08

Dennis Kent Babcock

October 20, 1942 ~ January 11, 2021 (age 78)


Dennis K. Babcock, 78 of rural Lisbon, ND died Monday, January 11, 2021 at Maryhill Manor, Enderlin, North Dakota.

Dennis was born on October 20, 1942, the son of Glenn and Nellie (Larson) Babcock in Fargo, North Dakota. He was raised and attended country school in rural Lisbon and graduated from Lisbon High School in 1960. Dennis lived on and farmed the family farmstead his entire life. He married the love of his life, Barbara Overby on November 30, 1996 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. They made their home on the Babcock farmstead until Dennis moved to the Maryhill Manor in 2016.

Dennis enjoyed driving the countryside in his truck, making many stops along the way to visit with neighbors and friends, usually with a good cup of coffee in his hand. He will be remembered for his kindness and a good sense of humor.

Dennis is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Babcock of Lisbon, ND; daughters, Diane (Peter Mathews) Fassler of Milaca, MN; Judy (Paul) Sandstrom of Emerado, ND; son, Jeffrey (Hanh) Overby of St. Cloud, MN; five grandchildren, Christa, Allison, Sam, Abigail and Matthew; four great-grandchildren; two nieces and two nephews.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother, David Babcock, sister, Joyce Dick and granddaughter, Cassidy.

Dennis's Service can be viewed on his obituary page on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

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Funeral Service

 Service Program


January 15, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Armstrong Funeral Home
11 Main St.
Lisbon, North Dakota 58054

Private Services

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
306 3rd St.
Englevale, ND 58033

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