LIMA — Lewis Bassett, of Lima, will celebrate his 90th birthday May 3, 2013. A family dinner and open house is planned from 2 to 4 p.m., May 5, 2013, at Pleasant View Church of the Brethren.
He was born May 3, 1923, in Spencerville, to Howard and Doris Bassett. On May 4, 1947, he married Imogene Anderson Bassett.
Bassett has four children, Dennis (Pat) Bassett, of Columbus Grove; Nancy (Dennis) Hitchings, of Dublin; David (Kim) Bassett, of Lima and Rosemary (Dan) Spearman, of Wapakoneta. He has 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Bassett is a member of Pleasant View Church of the Brethren.
He farmed in Bath Township for more than 70 years.
He enjoys flying airplanes and spending time with his family.
90th Birthday: Lewis Bassett