Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary

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Paul "Poppy" Edwin Basler

August 11, 1939February 7, 2020

Paul “Poppy” Edwin Basler 80, of Mitchell, Indiana, passed away February 7, 2020. He was born August 11, 1939 in Petros, TN the son of Martin and Nora Seiber Basler. He worked for Allied Groceries in the warehouse. To the World he was known as “Poppy”. A man with the biggest heart ever! He showed courage, strength, faith and a true fighter. He will be remembered for his great heart and love for all. Paul is preceded in death by his wife Janet Kruger Basler, daughter Terry Farrer, son Mike Criss, parents, brothers John W. and Jim R. Basler, sister Thelma Davis. He is survived by his daughter Kim (Jerry) Schill, sisters Jo Emily Roberts, Betty Dana Lemons, step sisters Janice Lyles, Lorraine Brown, grandchildren Kristen Schill, Brent Osting, Stephanie Rogers, Ron Rogers, John Conner Jr., Christine Conner, Angie Arbuckle, Cameron Arbuckle, Kasey Arbuckle and Mike Criss, great grandchildren Jaylen Schill, Ava Osting, Abel Osting, Paige Fox, Julian Davidson, Dylan Conner, Dalton Conner. Poppy is also survived by a special person in his life Malachi Brazzel. Visitation will be Friday, February 14 from 11 am – 2 pm at Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary. Funeral service will be Friday February 14, at 2 pm at the mortuary. Tributes may be made at www.feeneyhornakshadeland.com.


  • Nora Seiber Basler, Mother (deceased)
  • Martin Basler, Father (deceased)
  • Janet Kruger Basler, Wife (deceased)
  • Terry Farrer, Daughter (deceased)
  • Mike Criss, Son (deceased)
  • Kim Schill (Jerry), Daughter
  • John W. Basler, Brother (deceased)
  • Jim R. Basler, Brother (deceased)
  • Thelma Davis, Sister (deceased)
  • Jo Emily Roberts, Sister
  • Betty Dana Lemons, Sister
  • Janice Lyles, Step Sister
  • Lorrain Brown, Step Sister
  • Kristen Schill, Grandchild
  • Brent Osting, Grandchild
  • John Conner Jr., Grandchild
  • Stephanie Rogers, Grandchild
  • Ron Rogers, Grandchild
  • Christine Conner, Grandchild
  • Angie Arbuckle, Grandchild
  • Cameron Arbuckle, Grandchild
  • Kasey Arbuckle, Grandchild
  • Jaylen Schill, Great Grandchild
  • Ava Osting, Great Grandchild
  • Able Osting, Great Grandchild
  • Paige Fox, Great Grandchild
  • Julian Davidson, Great Grandchild
  • Dylan Conner, Great Grandchild
  • Dalton Conner, Great Grandchild
  • Malachi Brazzel, Friend

  • Jerry Schill
  • Brent Osting
  • Ron Rogers
  • John Conner Jr.
  • Dylan Conner
  • Dalton Conner


  • Visitation Friday, February 14, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Friday, February 14, 2020


Paul "Poppy" Edwin Basler

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Cadence Harvey

February 10, 2020

Poppy was the best person in the world took care of me and my brothers a lot. Poppy was always there for me when I had no one to go to and he will be greatly missed by us. We all love and miss you so much You will never be forgotten by anyone especially me🥺❤️❤️