Melva “Mo” (Babb) Stigen

Melva “Mo” M. (Babb) Stigen died December 18, 2010 in Salem, Ore.
She was born March 24, 1954 in Braham, MN, and lived most of her life in
Minnesota until moving to Scio, Ore. in 1988. Mo worked for many years
as a caregiver. She was a pitcher for women’s and coed softball teams in
Minnesota. Mo enjoyed taking care of grandkids and was a creative
memories consultant for scrapbooking photos. She married Jerry Stigen on
Feb, 5, 1972 in Grasston, Minn.

Mo is survived by her husband Jerry of Scio, Ore.; children: Melanie Stigen of Stayton, Ore., Tony Stigen of Albany, Ore., and Terry Stigen of Scio, Ore.;  Brothers: Randy, Jim, Rodney, John, Rex and Jeff Babb; Sisters: Mary Lange, Marie Hoppe, Marti Reynolds, Marsha Knoll and Melissa Davis; and 13 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by; Parents; John Wesley Babb (Wes) and Marguerite Ellen Babb (Peggy) and her sister Victoria Lynn Babb.

Memorial services will be Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the ZCBJ Hall in Scio, Ore.; and at 1 p.m. at the East Central Energy Auditorium in Braham, Minn. Lunch will be served. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association. Arrangements through North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton Ore.

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