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Jesse Thomas "Jess" Basgall
Birth: Feb. 7, 1986
Great Bend
Barton County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 2004
La Crosse
Rush County
Kansas, USA

Jesse Thomas Basgall 1986-2004


LA CROSSE — Jesse Thomas Basgall, 17, died Jan. 25 at his residence in La Crosse. He was born Feb. 7, 1986, at Great Bend, the son of Thomas Lloyd Smallridge Jr. and Angela Rose Basgall. A lifelong resident of La Crosse, he was a student. Basgall was a member of Harvest Church of La Crosse, class president of his sophomore class, a three-year letterman in football and a member of FFA.

Survivors include his parents; two brothers, Ryan Fidelis Basgall and Jacke Lloyd Basgall, both of La Crosse.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in La Crosse, with the Revs. Charles Mazouch and Jeff Goss officiating. Burial will be at La Crosse City Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Janousek Funeral Home in La
Crosse, with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. A prayer service will begin at 7 p.m.



******

So, so you think you can tell
Heaven from Hell,
Blue skies from pain.

Can you tell a green field
From a cold steel rail?
A smile from a veil?
Do you think you can tell?

And did they get you to trade
Your heroes for ghosts?
Hot ashes for trees?
Hot air for a cool breeze?
Cold comfort for change?
And did you exchange
A walk on part in a war
For a lead roll in a cage?

How I wish, how I wish you were here
We're just two lost souls
Swimming in a fish bowl,
Year after year,
Running over the same old ground.
What have we found?
The same old fears.
Wish you were here.

~R. Waters

******

How blessed was that sleep
The sinless Saviour knew!
In vain the storm-winds blew,
Till he awoke to others woes,
And hushed the billows to repose.
How beautiful is sleep—
The sleep that Christians know!
Ye mourners! cease your woe,
While soft upon his Saviour's breast,
The righteous sinks to endless rest.

~M. McArtee



 
Burial:
La Crosse Cemetery
La Crosse
Rush County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 7 Lot 16 Grave 1
 
Maintained by: Thomas L. Smallridge, Jr...
Originally Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: May 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36676044
Jesse Thomas Jess Basgall
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- Concord Presbyterian Church
 Added: Feb. 7, 2012
I Love You Jesse
- Thomas L. Smallridge, Jr.
 Added: Feb. 7, 2012
May You Always Be Shrouded In The Grace Of God. I Miss You Jesse...
- Thomas L. Smallridge, Jr.
 Added: Jan. 25, 2012
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