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Helen Louise Bolander Basham
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1926
Death: Jul. 6, 1985

Helen Louise (Bolander) Basham is the daughter of Elmer Wells Bolander (1896-1978) and Nellie Raike (1905-1988). Helen married Willard David Basham (1918-1988)

Helen's grandparents on her mother's side, Samuel Ellis and Eliza Lowder Raike as well as Elmer & Nellie have FAG memorials.

Helen was my cousin and her mother (Nellie) my Aunt and sister to my father (Clyde J. Raike).
Portsmouth Times | Portsmouth, Ohio | Thursday, October 10, 1946 | Page 12


The new Mr. and Mrs. Willard Basham are residing in Kankakee, Ill, where both are enrolled in Olivet Nazarene college.

Mrs. Basham, the former Miss Helen Bolander, is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Bolander, 420 Marshal! ave. Sciotoville, and her husband is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Basham 5917 Harding av, Sciotoville.
Portsmouth Times | Portsmouth, Ohio | Monday, April 24, 1950 | Page 12

In College Recital

Mr. and Mrs. Willard D. Basham of Sciotoville will be presented tonight in a joint senior organ and vocal recital by the Division of Fine Arts of Olivet Nazarene College at Kankakee, Ill.

A son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Basham, 5917 Harding Ave, Mr. Basham served four years with the U.S.. Army Air force during the war.

Mrs, Basham is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs: Elmer Bolander, 420 Marshall av., She received her bachelor of music degree in church music-from Olivet College in 1947 and will receive another Bachelor's degree in, voice at the commencement exercises of the college in May.

Among guests for the recital will be Mrs. Elmer Bolander, Mrs. Frank Hickman, Miss Dorothy McClurg and Miss Virginia Carmichael, all of Sciotoville.

Portsmouth Time information provided by Bruce E. Logan Jr., Wheelersburg, OH a Lowder descendent.

Family links: 
  Elmer Wells Bolander (1896 - 1978)
  Nellie M. Raike Bolander (1905 - 1988)
  Willard David Basham (1918 - 1988)
Memorial Burial Park
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Greg Raike
Record added: Aug 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28795652
Helen Louise <i>Bolander</i> Basham
Added by: Greg Raike
Helen Louise <i>Bolander</i> Basham
Added by: Greg Raike
Helen Louise <i>Bolander</i> Basham
Added by: Greg Raike
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Miss your beautiful music
- Tracy
 Added: Feb. 12, 2010

- Steve Perry
 Added: Feb. 21, 2009

- Greg Raike
 Added: Aug. 5, 2008

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