Gladys Juletta <I>Shaw</I> Basness

Gladys Juletta Shaw Basness

Birth
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 14 Apr 2005 (aged 86)
Blooming Prairie, Steele County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 11599079 · View Source
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OBITUARY-
Gladys J. Basness, age 86 of Blooming Prairie, died Thursday, April 14, 2005 at Prairie Manor in Blooming Prairie.

She was born Dec. 31, 1918 to John and Gertrude (Johnson) Shaw in Adams, Minn. where she grew up. After attending St. Olaf Teacher's College, she taught at rural schools for four years.

On Feb. 23, 1946 she married Maurice B. Basness in Adams. A member of Red Oak Grove Lutheran Church where she was the organist for 26 years, Gladys enjoyed fishing, sewing, crocheting and traveling.

Survivors include her husband: Maurice Basness, Blooming Prairie, Minn.; two daughters: Barbara (Steve) Nelson, Underwood, Minn.; Karen Basness, Underwood, Minn.; one son: Scott (Sandra) Basness, Blooming Prairie, Minn.; five grandchildren: Corissa and Casey Nelson, Sheena Marie, Stephen and Syndey Basness; one sister: Mabel (Edward) Kittleson, Austin, Minn.; sister-in-law: Isabel Shaw, Adams, Minn.; many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Harry Shaw.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at Red Oak Grove Lutheran Church, rural Austin with the Rev. Bruce Falksen officiating. Friends may call at Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment is at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Austin.

The family prefers memorials to donors choice.


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  • Maintained by: Janet Stephenson
  • Originally Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 23 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11599079
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gladys Juletta Shaw Basness (31 Dec 1918–14 Apr 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11599079, citing Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .