Steven Michael Babka

Above: Babka, circa 2012


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 25, 2012 from Marengo, Iowa
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 58 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 240 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Graying brown hair, blue eyes. Babka is supposed to wear eyeglasses, but he left them behind. He has a scar or tattoo on the top of his head, a scar above his right eye, a scar on his right forearm and a tattoo on his right bicep. Babka speaks in a loud, hoarse voice. He may have a mustache and may cut his hair short, or grow it as long as shoulder-length.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Unknown, but he usually wears tie-dyed t-shirts and short pants.
  • Medical Conditions: Babka is supposed to take medication for unspecified reasons. He doesn't have his medicine with him. He is hearing-impaired.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Babka was last seen in Marengo, Iowa on May 25, 2012. He was homeless, lived in a tent near the Iowa River on the outskirts of town, and traveled by bicycle. He has never been heard from again. He left behind all his belongings at his campsite, including his tent, eyeglasses and medicine. Few details are available in Babka's case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Iowa County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    Iowa Missing Person Information Clearinghouse


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 2, 2013; casefile added.

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