BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Basinger, of Bluffton, will celebrate 50 years of marriage July 5, 2014. They will celebrate with a family gathering in Atlanta, GA at a party hosted by their children. The couple request that gifts be omitted.
Basinger and the former Marylin Dillman were married July 5, 1964, at First Mennonite Church, by the Rev. Jacob Friesen.
They have one son, David (Kelley) Basinger of Atlanta, GA; and one daughter, Barbara (Kevin) Koziara, of Orlando, FL. They have five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Basinger is retired from Allen East Schools. His wife is retired from Bluffton Schools.