The Story of Anna Tornow and Descendants

by Edna Hathorne
Anna Tornow
BIRTH:21 May 1915 - Plover, Marathon, WI
DEATH:05 Aug 2008 - Apache Junction, Pinal, AZ
BURIAL:12 Sep 2008 - Mesa, Maricopa, AZ

Anna was married 19 Jun 1937 in Plover, Marathon, WI to:

Clare Babcock
BIRTH:1 Oct 1913 - Mukwa, Waupaca, WI
DEATH:10 Apr 1990 - Mesa, Maricopa, AZ
BURIAL:14 Apr 1990 - Mesa, Maricopa, AZ

Children of Clare and Anna Babcock:

The Anna Tornow Tree as published

Alfred and Amanda Tornow’s oldest daughter Anna born in 1915, married Clare Babcock in 1937. They lived in Milwaukee where their daughter, Susan, was born in 1938. Later they moved up to Northport, and Clare had a welding business. There the two sons were born, Robert in 1948 and Bruce in 1952. They lived in the same house until they retired and moved to Arizona where Clare died in 1990. As of 1993 Anna still lived there and enjoyed her life there very much.

Anna and Clare’s daughter, Susan, married Frank Sepic in 1960. They live in Milwaukee. They have two children. Tom was born in 1966 and Anne was born in 1969. Tom married Monica Henson in 1991. They live in the Milwaukee area. As of 1993 Anne was still in school out in Arizona doing post-graduate work. Anne lives in Arizona, married with a family.

Anna and Clare’s son, Robert, went to West Point and had a military career. He married Jane Kelliher in 1973. While they were stationed in Germany, they had twin sons, Scott and Brian, born in 1974. Robert and his wife and sons now live in the Washington D.C. area. The boys are just going to enter college this year, 1993. Robert is now retired from the military and has a civilian career. He is now fully retired.

Anna and Clare’s son, Bruce, married Laura Sharp in 1980. They have two sons, Justin born in 1983 and Allen born in 1988. They live in Charleston, South Carolina. Bruce works in the paper industry. He is now fully retired.

Last update: May 5, 2022