John W. Baisden

AUBURN - John W. Baisden, 56, of, Auburn, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at St. John's Hospital.

He was born September 4, 1956 in St. John's, Newfoundland, the son of Kenneth and Sylvia (nee Hallgren) Baisden. He married Patricia Sexton on July 11, 1975.

John was the manager of Lick Elevator since 1990.

Surviving are his wife, Pat; one son, Brandon (Allyson) Baisden of Chicago; two daughters, Dana Baisden of Auburn and Bethany (Zach) Wood of Chatham; five grandsons; his parents, Ken and Sylvia Baisden of Kingsland, TX; three brothers, Jeff Baisden of Austin, TX, Gary (Debbie) Baisden of Kyle, TX, and Tom (Toni) Baisden of Elgin, TX; one sister, Karen (A.J.) Foulois of Austin, TX; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4 till 7 p.m., Monday, May 6, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Auburn. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church with Rev. Richard R. Harre officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Chatham Township.

Memorials may be made to the family of John Baisden.

Bramley Funeral Home, Auburn, is in charge of arrangements.

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