Edward H. Baasch - 88
7/12/1930 - 8/28/2018
Edward H. Baasch age 88 of Clinton, passed away Tuesday Aug. 28, 2018 at Crestridge Care Center in Maquoketa. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday Sept.4th at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Tuesday 11:00 AM until the service hour at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Edward was born on July 12, 1930 in Clinton, the son of Hans and Flossie (Struve) Baasch. He was a veteran of the US Army during the Korean Conflict from 1952-1954. He married Shirley Anderson on Aug. 1, 1953 in Chadwick, IL. He farmed near Hauntown his whole life. He worked for the Savanna Army Depot as a mechanic for over 30 years. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. He enjoyed his cats.
Edward is survived by his wife, Shirley of Clinton; his daughter, Susan (James) Coon of Clinton; 6 grandchildren, Julia, Sarah, Lynda, Russell, Daniel, and Patty; 9 great grandchildren, Christopher, Justin, Danny, Cody, Brooklyn, Jacob, Josh, Heilgh, and Ryan; 3 great-great grandchildren, Leanna, Dixie, and Taylan; his twin sister, Evelyn Wieck of Dewitt; and his niece, Kathlyn. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Debra, infant son, Steven, granddaughter, Sheila, and two sisters, Georgiana and Pauline.
Visitation will be held Tuesday 11:00 AM until the service hour at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday Sept.4th at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery.