Richard Babler, 86
August 7, 2021
Olivia- Richard Babler passed away peacefully at 8:51 p.m., surrounded by his family on his birthday July 17th, at his home in Olivia, at the age of 86.
Richard Arlen Babler was born on July 17, 1935 to Elvin and Myrtle (Kappel) Babler in Ada.He attended Borup Public School and entered the Army in 1955, serving one tour in Korea. He returned home and was married to Mary Nirschl on July 8th, 1957, then finished his military term in 1958.
He was a very skilled and talented man; school janitor, butcher, insurance sales, potato farm manager and mechanic. For the last 27 years of his working...