Laddie Paul Babinsky, 76, of Riverside and formerly of Berwyn, died Dec. 26, 2011.

Mr. Babinsky was born in Chicago on March 7, 1935. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and later worked as a semi-tractor truck driver for Certified Grocers prior to retirement.

He was the husband of Lynne (nee Faris); the father of Michael Babinsky and Michelle (Michael) Obsuszt; the grandfather of Derrick Babinsky, Ashley Hartz, Daniel Babinsky, Ryan Obsuszt, Tessa Babinsky, Kyle Obsuszt and Tyler Obsuszt; and the brother of Frank (Marianne) Babinsky.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 7 at 11 a.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 400 Nuttall Road, Riverside.

Memorial donations are appreciated St. Thomas Hospice, 119 E. Ogden Ave., Suite 111, Hinsdale, Ill. 60521.

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.