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Marlene K. Bassitt - complete obituary

Marlene K. Bassitt, 78, died at 2:05 p.m. July 30, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born Dec. 31, 1933, in Lima to Hubert and Fern Folk Golden, who preceded her in death. On Nov. 28, 1950, she married Ralph R. Bassitt, who died April 8, 1990.

Mrs. Bassitt was a homemaker. She had been a member of Living Word Chapel, Lima. She was a member of Lafayette-Jackson Township Garden Club and the Lafayette-Jackson Historical Society. She had been a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 370 Auxiliary, Lima. She was a volunteer at Plus Healthcare Center and was an avid bowler.

Survivors include two sons, Ralph R. (Carol) Bassitt Jr., of Vine Grove, Ky., and Michael W. (Laura) Bassitt, of Harrod; two daughter, Linda (Cary) Childs and Denise Courtney, both of Lima; a brother, Thomas P. (Mary) Golden, of Lima; and seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Golden and Duane Lehman; and two sisters, Jean Klein and Phyllis Kissling.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada. Pastor Randy Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Lafayette Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and until time of services Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lafayette-Jackson Fire Department.

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