|(Friday - November
27, 2020) - Adelaide 'Babe' Ruth Carr, 96, went to be with her Lord on
Tuesday, November 24, at Freeman Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in
Babe was born July 5, 1924 to the late Christy and
Anna (Eggert) Hankey in San Pierre, Indiana. On Aug. 22, 1942 she
married Lon Doyle Carr in Chicago. She enjoyed going to camp at Peavy
Falls, where she had a large garden every year. She also enjoyed
knitting and crocheting and snowmobiling in the winter. She loved her
cats, Sissy & Sassy. Being with her family was her greatest pleasure.
Babe is survived by her daughter, Lynn LaVigne of Kingsford; two
granddaughters, Stacy Black (Bobby) of Mount Dora, Florida and Andrea
Carroll (Eric) of Fayetteville, North Carolina; three
great-grandchildren, Zane Carroll (Aex) and Dillion Black (Brandi) of
Florida, and Sarah Carroll of North Carolina; nephew, Henry White
(Sadie) of South Carolina; sister-in-law, Marge Carr of Hermansville;
and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Babe was
preceded in death by her husband in 2003, son, Lon Earl Carr in 2020,
sister, Elanara White in 2001, and a son-in-law, Dale LaVigne in 2005.
She was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Iron Mountain
and did volunteer work there for many years.
graveside services will be 1:30 PM on Wednesday, December 2 at the
Niagara Cemetery in Niagara, with Pastor Paul Strom officiating.
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Adelaide 'Babe' Carr
The family has entrusted the
Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the