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Basil J. Dewey

September 6, 1943 April 5, 2019
Basil J. Dewey
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Obituary for Basil J. Dewey

EDGERTON--- Basil J. Dewey, age 75, of Fort Atkinson, formerly of Janesville, died on Friday, April 5, 2019, at Dycora Transitional Health & Living, Fort Atkinson. He was born in Janesville on September 6, 1943, the son of Floyd and Eleanor (Kauffman) Dewey. Basil enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he worked as a cook during his 2 tours in Vietnam. After his military service, he worked as a Journeyman Welder for Fairbanks Morse for over 20 years, and later was employed with Van Galder Bus Co. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Basil is survived by his 2 sisters; Mary El Dewey of Gainesville, FL and Kittie Lee of Janesville; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings: Philomena Dewey, John Dewey and Christopher Dewey.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019, at APFEL EHLERT FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, 315 Lord St. (Hwy 51) Edgerton with Fr. Pete Auer officiating. Burial will follow at Fulton Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Visitation will take place on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Friday

12

Apr

10:00 AM 4/12/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
Apfel-Ehlert Funeral Home

315 Lord Street
Edgerton, Wi 53534

Apfel-Ehlert Funeral Home
315 Lord Street Edgerton 53534 Wi
United States

Service

Friday

12

Apr

11:00 AM 4/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
Apfel-Ehlert Funeral Home

315 Lord Street
Edgerton, Wi 53534

Apfel-Ehlert Funeral Home
315 Lord Street Edgerton 53534 Wi
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fulton Cemetery Final Resting Place

Caledonia Rd.
Porter Township, Wisconsin 53534

Caledonia Rd. Porter Township 53534 Wisconsin
United States
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