Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes

900 East Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI


Margaret Helen Basinger

June 18, 1934June 2, 2019

Margaret Helen Basinger, age 84, of Lansing, Michigan passed away on Sunday June 2, 2019. Margaret was born June 18, 1934. Margaret was a generous soul who loved to give to others - it made her happiest to bring joy and a smile to someone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hobart Basinger; her son, Jimmy Bywater; her daughter, Rose Bywater; and her grandchildren, Sara Cornell and Scott R. Kniffen.

She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Margaret McPhee, Clara Cornell, Raymond Bywater, Luella Platte, Dorothy Bywater, and Kimberly Bywater; her grandchildren, Melvin II, Heidi, Jimmy, Daniel, Jason, Raymond, Christina, Josh, Jeremy, Timothy, Loretta, Mary, Ashley, Brooke, Ciara, Camron, Manuel, Joseph, and Megan; and her many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services are pending.


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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