In Memoriam : Hubert Baser

Hubert Baser Hubert W. Baser - age: 91
(November 23, 1921 to August 04, 2013 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Leffler - Poulson Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


VISITATION: 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Leffler - Poulson Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

Obituary:
Hubert Winfred Baser, 91, of Benton; died at 8:25 a.m., Sunday, August 4, 2013 in the Franklin Hospital of Benton.

Funeral Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the Leffler - Poulson Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Auxier officiating. Burial will be in the Jefferson Barracks Cemetery in St. Louis. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Leffler - Poulson Funeral Home.

Mr. Baser was born on November 23, 1921 the son of Adam Baser and Hester (Steele) Baser. He married the former Helen Marie (Gould) Eaton on November 24, 1980 and she survives.

Hubert worked in Army Material Command where he helped supply third world countries with equipment.

He served his country proudly in the United States Army Air Corps from November 10, 1942 until January 25, 1946. While serving his country he spent time in the Southern Philippines where he received an AP Theater Ribbon and three Bronze Service Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon and two Bronze Stars. He would later re-enlist and serve in the Air Force from March 1, 1951 until April 18, 1962 and obtained the rank of Staff Seargent. He was a Life Member of the Benton American Legion Post #280, and along with his wife he attended the North Benton Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 32 years Helen Marie Baser of Benton, her two sons: John Delmar Eaton and wife Sue of Galatia, Robert Steven Eaton of Foley, MO; five grandchildren: Jennifer Herbert of Muskegon, MI, Bryan Eaton of Muskegon, MI, Sarah Marie Eaton of Warrenton, MO, Steven Michael Eaton of Jonesberg, MO, Dakota Matthew Eaton of O'Fallon, MO; seven great-grandchildren: Steven Michael Eaton, Jr., Cheyenne Marie Eaton, Melanni Rose Eaton, Sophia Lynn Eaton, Brandon Clark, Lelea Herbert and Monty Herbert; special nephews and nieces: Gene Pace and wife Norma of Odessa, TX, Joe Baser of Minnesota, Lavern and Neal DePries of Michigan, Joyce Cox of Arkansas, Dr. Susan Bass of Pennsylvania, Patty Economides of Georgia, Barb Baser of Pennsylvania and Cathy Weiss of South Dakota.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Milton, Rubel, and Ralph Baser, and sisters: Lola Weeks and Mamie Pace.

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