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Obituary for Marie Basler

Marie Basler, 88, of Herrin, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 at her residence at the Lake of Egypt.

Marie served as the Circuit Clerk of Williamson County for 25 years.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Herrin and the Williamson County Democrats.
She was a former member of the Red Hats and the Family Motor Coach Association.

Marie was born January 26, 1929 in Herrin, IL to Louis Walter and Bella (Nichol) Frick.

Marie was married to James M. Basler on October 12, 1951 in Piggott, AR. He preceded her in death on Nov. 25, 1997.

Surviving are, three sons, Randy Basler of Herrin, Rick (Denise) Basler of Herrin, Ronnie (Luanne) Basler of Herrin; daughter, Becky (Dan) Miller of Manchester, MO; daughter-in-law, Carol Basler of Nixa, MO; twelve grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren with two due later this year, one due in November 2017 and one due in December 2017; two great great grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Rev. Louis and Shirley Frick of Glen Carbon, IL; two sisters, Alice Smith of Herrin, Vera Bares of Biloxi, MS and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; son, David Merle Basler; three brothers, Harry Burt, Ed and Rev. Jack Frick; two sisters, Elizabeth Derry and Velma L. Boner and a brother-in-law, Claude Smith, Jr.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Pastor Mark Goldman officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin. Memorial donations are suggested and may be made to Disabled American Veterans, the Diabetes Research Foundation, Arthritis Foundation or the First Baptist Church of Herrin; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Wednesday

19

Jul

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Service

Thursday

20

Jul

10:30 AM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Cemetery Details

Location

Herrin City Cemetery

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

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