|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1869|
|Death: ||Sep. 26, 1958|
Mrs. Bessie G. Ivens, 89, of 1709 N. Main street, died yesterday in the Minor Nursing Home where she had been a patient since Aug. 31.
Mrs. Ivens was born March 23, 1869, in Forsyth, a daughter of John G. and Emma Cox Bassler.
Mrs. Ivens lived in Decatur for 10 years, coming from Radford, Ill.
She was married to Will Ivens. He died in 1946. The couple was married 74 years.
She leaves three foster children, Mrs. Elsie Brown, Mrs. Anna Kelcher and Charles Munch, all of Detroit; two brothers, Albert Bassler of Moweaqua and Edgar Bassler of Los Angeles, Calif. and 20 foster grandchildren.
Mrs. Ivens was a member of the First Methodist church.
Services at Dawson & Wikoff funeral home with burial in Macon County Memorial Park.
Review Sat. Sept 27, p13
John G. Bassler (1839 - 1889)
Emma J. Cox Bassler (1843 - 1918)
William R Ivens (1860 - 1946)*
Louis D. Bassler (1865 - 1908)*
Albert C. Bassler (1867 - 1968)*
Bessie G Bassler Ivens (1869 - 1958)
Ada B. Bassler Stroh (1870 - 1951)*
Herman John Bassler (1876 - 1941)*
Edna Pearl Bassler Farris (1884 - 1918)*
Macon County Memorial Park
Created by: kpet
Record added: May 19, 2011
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