Harry J. Basner

November 17, 1948 ~ January 23, 2018 (age 69)

Harry J. Basner

Mio, Michigan

(formerly of Bay City)


     Harry passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at his home, age 69.  He was born November 17, 1948 in Bay City to the late Samuel and Emma (Cain) Basner.  Harry graduated from Mio-Au Sable High School in 1966.  He was a US Navy veteran and retired from Made Rite/Better Made Potato Chip Company after 35 years of service.  Harry was a Past Commander of AMVets Post #22 and a member of the VFW and American Legion Post #18 in Bay City.  He enjoyed taking rides through the woods and watching animals.

     Surviving is a daughter Melissa (William) Blunt, four brothers: Robert “Butch” (Meredith) Basner, Dewey Basner, Sam (Gail) Basner and Ken Basner, several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.  Harry was predeceased by a brother Mike (Lorraine) Basner and a sister in-law Darlene Basner.

     The Funeral Service and Military Honors, under the auspices of the Bay County Veterans Council will be held Monday, January 29, 2018 at 4:00 pm. at Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Darrel Tacey will officiate.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

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