James D. Basden

James D.
(Age 81)

Entered into rest on February 1, 2011. He was born on July 31, 1929 in Du- plin County North Carolina to parents Benjamin and Mattie Basden. Jim enlisted in the United States Air Force in December of 1947 and served his country
proudly. He served during the Korean War and achieved the rank of Tech/Sergeant before retiring in March of 1962. In 1950, Jim married his loving wife of 61 years, Laura and together they raised their family. Jim worked for the City of Spokane as a Computer Analyst and a Methods and Procedures Analyst. He enjoyed traveling, computers, and exploring the family's genealogy. Jim and Laura have been residents of Deer Park for the past 10 years. Jim is survived by his wife, Laura; sons, David Basden of Grants Pass, OR and Mathew Basden of Spokane, WA; daughters, Connie Huseby of Miles City, MT, Lynn Fusco of Naples, ME, and Francene Leines of Spokane WA; 8 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Memorial service will begin at 2:00PM on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME 4305 N. Division Spokane, WA. Online guestbook at www.riplinger.com.

Published in Spokesman-Review from Feb. 9 to Feb. 10, 2011