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Caroline J. Effenberger Basche

Oconto County Reporter
May 2010

Visitation was held for Caroline J. Basche, 95, of Green Bay on Saturday, May 15 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, Green Bay from 9 a.m. until time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m.

Fr. David Pleier officiated and burial was at Allouez Catholic Cemetery. Proko-Wall Funeral Home, Green Bay assisted the family with arrangements. She died Thursday, May 13.

The former Caroline Effenberger was born on Dec. 31, 1914 in Oconto Falls to the late Anton and Mary (Satz) Effenberger.

A graduate of Oconto Falls High School, she married Frank J. Basche in Oconto Falls. He preceded her in death on June 9, 1972. A longtime member of St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church in Green Bay, she volunteered at St. Vincent DePaul and was member of the Altar Society.

Survivors include four children, Mrs. Sam (Carol) Sarra of Fond du Lac, Mrs. Lee (Annette) Fabry of Green Bay, Mrs. Norman (Cecile) Goral of De Pere and Wynn (Suaree) Basche of Lindenhurst, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Frank, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Laurie Basche; a son, Stephen Basche; a granddaughter, Cindy Basten; fiver brothers and three sisters.