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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

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

Donald Speck SR.

Donald W Speck SR.

12/02/33 - 04/19/20

Donald Wesley Speck Sr (86) passed away on Sunday, April 19th at the Good Samaritan Village Nursing Home. He was ... View full obituary

Palma Hirsch

Palma L Hirsch

09/14/23 - 04/18/20

Palma Hirsch, 96, of Wessington Springs passed away Saturday morning April 18, 2020 at the Weskota Manor Nursing Home in ... View full obituary

Carl Larsen

Carl M Larsen

04/28/38 - 04/13/20

Carl M. Larsen, 81, of Wessington springs passed away Monday afternoon April 13, 2020 at the Weskota Manor Nursing Home. ... View full obituary

James Starr

James J Starr

04/25/44 - 04/07/20

James Louis Starr, 75, of Lane, SD passed away Tuesday April 7, 2020 at his residence. A memorial service will ... View full obituary

Eunice Olson

Eunice S Olson

12/11/27 - 03/11/20

Eunice S. Olson age 92, of Woonsocket passed away Wednesday March 11th at Avera Brady Health Nursing Home in Mitchell. ... View full obituary


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