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Donald Steve "Don" Baskett


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Donald Steve "Don" Baskett Obituary
DONALD "DON" STEVE BASKETT of Hemet, California, passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at the age of 83. Donald was born December 2, 1932 in Everett, Washington to Steve and Jane Baskett. He graduated from Woodbury College of Business in 1951 and began working in advertising for Sage's Grocery stores in San Bernardino, California. He had his own advertising business, branching out into property management, specializing in the improvement and operations of malls and strip centers. In retirement he began a business consulting company and continued working well in to his 70's. Donald enjoyed traveling with his wife Joyce, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was very involved in the community, serving on the Hospice Board, the RTA Board, and for many years as an elected official on the Hemet City Council. He was a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Donald is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joyce; one son, Michael Baskett; of Lawrence, Kansas; two daughters, Donna Howell of Spokane, Washington; Kathleen Gates of Hemet, and adopted daughter, Sandra Blasic of Hemet; five grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Baskett of Palm Desert, California. A Celebration of Life will be held on November 5th at 1:30pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 425 N. Kirby Street, Hemet, California.


Published in Press-Enterprise from Oct. 21 to Oct. 23, 2016
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