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Obituary: William B. Baise, Cumberland Co., KY native
He was a decorated U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having earned a Purple Heart. He farmed in Greene and Sangamon Counties, IL, and was a member of the Westside Christian Church. The concept for the Illinois World War II Memorial was born at his dinner table. He was a brother of the late Clint Baise of Columbia, KY, and has relatives in Adair Co., KY, today
William B. Baise, age 88 years of New Berlin, IL passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg, IL.
A graveside service was held at 10amCT on Monday, January 10, 2011 atWoodwreath Cemetery at Island Grove near New Berlin, IL.
William B. Baise, Cumberland Co., KY native (1923-2011)
He was born Sunday, December 23, 1923 in Cumberland Co., KY. He was the son of Melvin and Mattie Davison Baise. He died Wednesday, January 5, 2011, in Petersburg, Menard Co., IL, at the age of 88 years, and 13 days.He married Hildred Helm on December 21, 1946 and she preceded him in death on October 7, 2008.
He is survived by the following:
Mr. Baise farmed in Greene and Sangamon Counties, IL, for many years.
He served in the United Sates Army during World War II, having earned a Purple Heart for his efforts. He was a member of Westside ChristianChurch in Springfield and was instrumental in acquiring the site that the church currently stands on. He was one of the founding members of theIllinois World War II Memorial Committee, an idea that originated through conversation at his dinner table.
Memorial are suggestedto the Alzheimers Association.
Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville, IL in charge of funeral arrangements. This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia, KY.
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