WAUKESHA

George Basting

Feb. 22, 1916 - March 1, 2009

George Basting, born Feb. 22, 1916, in Brookfield, was born to eternal life March 1, 2009, at age 93.

He is the beloved husband of the late Matilda (nee Gaulke) and the late Doris (nee Fritsch); loving father of Carol (Roger) Buelow, Elaine (Dennis) Baumgartner, John H. Steele, Thomas R. (Lori) Steele, Doreen M. (Jim) Morrissey and Carol M. Teuteberg; grandfather of eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Melvin Pickhardt and Dennis Basting, and a grandson, Daniel Baumgartner.

Funeral services will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha. Visitation will take place from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. services Thursday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church are appreciated.

Harder Funeral Home, Brookfield, is serving the family. For more information, please call 781-8350 or visit www.harderfuneralhome.com