OBITUARY

Larry W. Basch

August 22, 1939December 21, 2013

Larry W. Basch, age 74, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2013. Larry had several hobbies which included camping, watching sports – especially the Detroit Tigers, Lions, Red Wings and Nascar. He also enjoyed reading the daily newspaper. He served in the United States Army for two years and later was a truck driver for Midland Grocery and a volunteer firefighter. Larry was a story teller and will be remembered for saying, “Let me tell ya a story!” Larry will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 40 years, Ruth Basch; children: Larry Jr., Jeff (Dawn) Basch, Jeanne (Nicholas) Giangacomo, Jill Basch and Adam; grandchildren: Nicole Basch, Nathan Basch, Cecelia Giangacomo, Nicholas Giangacomo; siblings: Pat (Robert) Kelley, Dennis (Donna) Basch, David (Keil) Basch, Bill Basch; brother-in-law, Robert (Terry) Nelson; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by both parents, brothers: Bernard (Barbara, surviving), Charles (Charlene, surviving), Lester (Monica, surviving). A funeral service will be held at First Evangelical Lutheran Church (1206 Whitehall Rd., Muskegon) on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 11:00am with Pastor Bill Uetricht officiating. The family will receive visitors one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00am. A luncheon will follow at the church. Interment will take place at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, December 26, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 26, 2013
REMEMBERING

Larry W. Basch

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Molly Hayes

December 25, 2013

Ruth and Family,
So sorry to hear about Larry. I know this has been a very difficult time for you and your family. It is in the memories that we find happiness and love. May God Bless You Always,
Molly

Mike Thomas

December 24, 2013

Have some fond memories of Larry both as a neighbor and a friend. He will be missed.

Lisa Serene

December 24, 2013

I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you during this difficult time.

Jan Edlund

December 24, 2013

Hi Ruthie, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. Please know I am thinking of you and your family and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Jan (RP sub)

Mike Hilliard

December 24, 2013

Larry was a good man, had many good times at the nascar races. You will be missed .

Andy Putvin

December 23, 2013

Jeff and family, sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time as you mourn but remember to also take time to rejoice in the memories of the past for they will be with you forever.
Andy Putvin

L B

December 23, 2013

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by God, also by the words in the Bible at Philemon 4-7 along with the support and love of your family and friends.

December 23, 2013

SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT LARRY...I REMBER HIM TRYING TO GET THAT BIG LANKY FRAME IN THE LITTLE RACE BOAT AND BLAMING THE BOAT FOR BEING SO SMALL....YOU GOTTA LOVE THE GUY.........DON SANBORN

Pat & Dick Slagter

December 23, 2013

So sorry to hear of Larry. We sure enjoyed you and Larry at Sandy Pines.

Dawn Lague

December 23, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. Larry was a great man. He will be missed!