John Babich


John M.J. Babich, 71, of Globe, Arizona, born March 26, 1952, passed on July 8, 2023 in Globe. He was preceded in death by his father, Mike Babich; mother, Nettie Jean Babich; nephew, Tim Valenzuela; and brother-in-law Bobby Valenzuela. He is survived by his sister, Mary Valenzuela of Cornville; niece Theresa (Albie) Ettinger; and great-nieces Mari Grace Ettinger and Mollie Jean Ettinger of Tempe. He is also survived by his cousins and many dear friends at “The Club.” John was a proud member of the I.B.E.W Local 518, American Legion and V.F.W. John served in the United States Army, 1st Cavalry, 1970-1972.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Mingus Connection in care of the Tim Valenzuela Scholarship, PO Box 1071, Clarkdale, AZ 86324.

Assisting the family; Lamont Mortuary of Globe.