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October 27, 2020

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Dean Basinger was retired from Whirlpool after 40+years

Graduated from Pandora-Gilboa HS

Rolland Dean Basinger, 78, died Sept. 21, 2020, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay.  Dean was born Dec. 7, 1941, in Lima to the late Howard and Dorothy (Clymer) Basinger. On Dec. 28, 1963 he married Margaret Otto Basinger.

Dean was a graduate of Pandora-Gilboa High School. He worked at Whirlpool Corporation - Findlay Division, for 40-plus years before his retirement. Dean was a life member of St. John Mennonite Church in Pandora.  

Survivors include his wife, Margaret L. Basinger of Pandora; a daughter, Marrette (John) Borsani of North Baltimore, Ohio; a son, Scott (Katherine) Basinger of Pandora; three granddaughters, Brittany Borsani, Jessica (Luke) Borsani Powell, Laura Basinger and a sister, Sharleen Olson of Bluffton.

Dean was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne Basinger, Dale Basinger and a brother-in-law, Arthur Olson.

There will be no services or visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services is honored to be providing care to the Basinger family.