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Willard David Basham
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1918
Death: Oct. 11, 1988

Willard David Basham married Helen Louise Bolander (1926-1985).

Helen Louise (Bolander) Basham is the daughter of Elmer Wells Bolander (1896-1978) and Nellie Raike (1905-1988). All are buried in this cemetery.

Helen's grandparents on her mother's side are, Samuel Ellis and Eliza Lowder Raike.

Helen was my cousin and Nellie & Elmer my aunt & uncle. Nellie is my father's (Clyde J. Raike) sister.
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 Marshall Ave. Sciotoville, and her husband is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Basham, 5917 Harding Ave, Sciotoville.
Portsmouth Times | Portsmouth, Ohio | Monday, April 24, 1950 | Page 12

IL 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: 
  Henry E Basham (1891 - 1974)
  Helen Louise Bolander Basham (1926 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Memorial Burial Park
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Greg Raike
Record added: Aug 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28811347
Willard David Basham
Added by: Greg Raike
Willard David Basham
Added by: Greg Raike
Willard David Basham
Added by: Greg Raike
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Army Air Corps Emblem of WW II
- Greg Raike
 Added: Nov. 17, 2011

- Steve Perry
 Added: Feb. 21, 2009

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