Rosella J. Basinger
MARION: Rosella J. Basinger, age 82, of Marion passed away in her home on Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
She was born in Marion, Ohio on August 1, 1930 to Allen Milton and Ina I. (Martin) Apthorp.
In September of 1948 she married Ronald E. Abrams Sr. and he preceded her in death on March 30, 1959. She later married Harold D. Basinger on March 27, 1970 and he also preceded her in death on July 6, 2009 in Marion.
The homemaker and lifelong Marion resident is survived by two sons, Ronald E. (Billie) Abrams Jr. of Mansfield, OH. and Allen (SukHee) Abrams of Marion, OH; three daughters; Marlene (Steve) Renick of Chesterville, OH., Lori "Jody" Strobel of Marion, OH., and Frances Lee Pikciunas of Marion, OH.; two stepsons, Gerald (Mina) Basinger and Donald (Beth) Basinger both of Marion, OH.; 16 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren.
Rosella was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; one daughter, Cynthia K. Swisher; one brother, Bernard Apthorp; and two sisters, Mary Alice Sherman & Annice Bernhard.
Friends may call at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home on Sunday, July 28, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A graveside service will be held in the Grand Prairie Cemetery on Monday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Annette Johnson officiating.
Donations may be made to the
in Rosella's name.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at:www.boydbornfuneralhome.com