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Basham Funeral Service

Marc Olson & Ron Hawley (CFSP) Funeral Directors

Welcome to Basham Funeral Service, proudly serving the Woonsocket-Wessington Springs areas. Our experienced and compassionate staff of funeral directors help families celebrate life with dignity and respect.

We provide a variety of service offerings designed to meet your family’s customs and traditions, including:

•    Traditional funerals
•    Memorial services
•    Graveside ceremonies
•    Basic and full service cremation options
•    Collaboration with other funeral homes
•    Grief support
•    Preplanning

We understand that the passing of a loved one is a difficult time. If you have any questions while viewing this site, or are in immediate need of our services, please contact us day or night. 

Basham Wessington Springs~(605)539-9774
Basham Woonsocket~(605)796-4465

Kristi Otten

Kristi N Otten

12/17/64 - 07/22/20

Kristi N Otten, 55, of Wessington Springs passed away Wednesday morning July 22nd at her home. Funeral services will be ... View full obituary

Zane Bessey

Zane W Bessey

03/24/77 - 07/19/20

Zane Wyatt Bessey 43, of Huron, South Dakota and formerly of Wessington Springs, South Dakota, died Sunday afternoon, July 19th, ... View full obituary

Donna Burkel

Donna J Burkel

03/08/47 - 07/17/20

Donna Jean Burkel age 73 of Woonsocket, died of natural causes at her home Friday July 17, 2020. Funeral service ... View full obituary

Ila Warnke

Ila M Warnke

09/07/27 - 06/22/20

Ila Mae Warnke, 92, of Wessington Springs passed away Monday evening June 22nd at the Weskota Manor Nursing Home. Her ... View full obituary

Charles Teeslink

Charles H Teeslink

05/02/38 - 06/15/20

Charles “Chuck” Teeslink 82 of rural Iroquois, SD and formally of Wessington Springs passed away Monday June 15th at his ... View full obituary

Lavonne Beckman

Lavonne M Beckman

10/02/20 - 05/19/20

LaVonne Marie Beckman, 99, of Wessington Springs passed away Tuesday May 19, 2020 at the Avera Brady Health and Rehab ... View full obituary

Delores Schimke

Delores G Schimke

05/26/31 - 05/06/20

Delores G. Schimke, 88, of Wessington Springs passed away Wednesday evening May 6th at the Avera Weskota Memorial Medical Center ... View full obituary

Donald Kraft

Donald G Kraft

04/03/27 - 05/04/20

Donald G. “Don” Kraft, 93, of Wessington Springs passed away Monday afternoon May 4th at the Weskota Manor Avera. Donald ... View full obituary

Eleanor Viereck

Eleanor L Viereck

01/07/25 - 04/24/20

Eleanor Louise (Brothanek) 95, of Kimball, SD; passed away peacefully, Friday April 24, 2020 in Wessington Springs, SD. Due to ... View full obituary

Michael Washechek

Michael J Washechek

10/10/62 - 04/21/20

Michael J. Washechek, 57, of Wessington Springs passed away Tuesday morning April 21, 2020 at his mother’s residence. A private ... View full obituary


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