Basil Anglin, Sr., 88

Published 6:48pm Sunday, July 22, 2012

Born: April 1, 1924

Died: July 18, 2012

Basil Lorenza Anglin, Sr., 88, of Meadow Pond Drive in Granger, Ind., died at 7:31 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, following an extended illness.

Anglin was born April 1, 1924, in Howard County, Mo., to Claude and Gladys Mabelle (Stover) Anglin. He lived in Florida for several years before returning to the area.

Basil was a retired truck driver with the Teamsters Union Local #142.

Surviving family members included his children, son Michael (Joyce) Anglin, of Buchanan; daughter Dreama (Robert) Schmidt, of Granger; son Basil Anglin, Jr., of Cassopolis; son William (Jeanne) Anglin, of Eagle River, Alaska; daughter Anna (Joe) Howard, of Lake Worth, Fla.; daughter Betty (Frank) Kelleher, of Newport Coast, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister Darlene Childers, of Hayti, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by the mother of children, Martha Anglin; a daughter, Linda Brinkman; great-grandsons Darien and Vincent Anglin; a sister, Eueldean Culver; and brothers Sammie R. and James F. Anglin.

Funeral services for Basil will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2012, at Halbritter Funeral Home, in Niles, with the Rev. David Thompson, of Church of Christ, in Niles, officiating. Committal services will be at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles. Full military honors will conclude the services at the graveside by the American Legion Post 51.

Memorial contributions in Basil’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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