Pittsburg- Michael Edward Baseden, age 68, of Pittsburg, passed away at 9:21pm on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Michael was born in Murphysboro on June 25, 1949, the son of Clarence Edward and Betty Lee (Reeves) Baseden. He had retired from Norge/Maytag in Herrin.
Survivors include his son- Timothy M. Baseden of Marion
Daughter- Melinda A. Baseden and Glenn Marks of Pittsburg
Step-Children- Jeremy Hess, April Hutson, and Michael Hess
Grandchildren- Cody Baseden, Bridget Hancock, Morgan Baseden, Alydia Marks
Step-Grandchild- Austin Hess
Siblings-Linda and Butch Graff of Windslow, IN
David Baseden of Murphysboro
Mary Schuur of Elkville
Marsha and Louis Carter of Vergennes
Bill and Mary Baseden of DeSoto
Keith and Jennifer Baseden of Huntingburg, Indiana
Vicky and Craig Whittington of Willisville
Several Nieces and Nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents.
As per his wishes, Michael will be cremated. A memorial visitation will be held from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion. Military honors will be presented by the Marion VFW and American Legion Posts with assistance from the United States Army National Guard at 3pm on Sunday at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home to assist the family with final expense costs. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home; 800 N Market Street; Marion, IL 62959.