Obituary of Rita Basham
Rita worked as a bookkeeper for many years, including time at Gurney’s Seed and Nursery, Pfieffer Chevrolet and Yankton Rexall Drug, retiring in 1990. She belonged to a craft club, volunteered at the Sacred Heart Church office, and served on the Sacred Heart Funeral Committee. Rita enjoyed baking cookies for her grandchildren, traveling across the United States with her husband and spending time with her family.
Rita is survived by her son, Bruce (Roxann) of Rapid City, SD; her three grandchildren, Melissa (Eric) Traub, Kristen Basham and Zachary Basham, all of Rapid City, SD; a sister, Elizabeth (Betti) Jensen of Poteau, OK and a number of nieces and nephews.
Rita was preceded in death by her husband Paul; her parents; her sisters, Rose Marie Martin and Mary Ann Slotsve, and her brother Jim.
Memorials may be directed to your favorite charity.
Honor their life by leaving a condolence.
Visit our online tribute pages and view pictures, leave a gesture or leave a condolence for a family member, friend or loved one.
Don't leave it to your family.
Pre-plan your funeral today.
Taking the time now to arrange your funeral is one less thing your loved ones will need to worry about once you’ve passed. Pre-planning and pre-paying your funeral is one of the most thoughtful gifts you can give to your family.
Our family is here for you, 24/7, 365 days a year.
We invite you to contact us at any time if you have questions, comments or concerns.
We are happy to assist you in anyway we can.