James H. Basler, 90
Oct. 18, 1925 Aug. 3, 2016

James H. Basler of West Bend passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at the Cedar Lake Home. He was 90 years old. He was born Oct. 18, 1925, in Allenton to Jacob and Anna (nee Hauschild) Basler. He graduated from Slinger High School as valedictorian in 1942.

James had a passion for farming and working in his machine shop, and he loved the joy of the simple things in life.

James is survived by one niece and nephew. James is further survived by other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Evelyn Oehafen. A private inurnment will take place.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.