LaVern “Bulgie” Baysinger

Forestburg

LaVern “Bulgie” Baysinger, 81, of Forestburg, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at his home in Forestburg.

Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 15, at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Artesian. The visitation was held on Thursday, Feb. 14, also at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Lavern Baysinger was born Dec. 4, 1937, in Mitchell to Clyde and Esther (Christensen) Baysinger. He graduated from Forestburg High School in 1956 and then enlisted in the United States Army until he was honorably discharged in 1962. He married Nancy Jane Bauer in Woonsocket on Oct. 29, 1960. After being discharged from the army, he sheared sheep and raised melons. He started working at the Armour and Company packing plant in Huron in 1968 and worked there for 17 years.

He, along with his wife Nancy, continued to raise melons until 1973 when they began farming and ranching southeast of Forestburg. They sold their livestock in 1998 and continued to farm for a few years before retiring.

LaVern enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially Canadian geese and walleye. 

LaVern is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy; three children,  Marli Baysinger, Shane (Lynette) and Thad (Shawna) Baysinger, all of Forestburg; three grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother, Dick Baysinger; and sister, Janet Eining, along with their children.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Comments are closed.

  • Weather

    Woonsocket
    January 24, 2022, 4:51 pm
    Sunny
    11°F
    real feel: -2°F
    humidity: 69%
    wind speed: 11 mph N
    wind gusts: 16 mph
     
  • Upcoming Events

    January 2022
    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    December 26, 2021 December 27, 2021 December 28, 2021 December 29, 2021 December 30, 2021 December 31, 2021 January 1, 2022
    January 2, 2022 January 3, 2022 January 4, 2022 January 5, 2022 January 6, 2022 January 7, 2022 January 8, 2022
    January 9, 2022 January 10, 2022 January 11, 2022 January 12, 2022 January 13, 2022 January 14, 2022 January 15, 2022
    January 16, 2022 January 17, 2022 January 18, 2022 January 19, 2022 January 20, 2022 January 21, 2022 January 22, 2022
    January 23, 2022 January 24, 2022 January 25, 2022 January 26, 2022 January 27, 2022 January 28, 2022 January 29, 2022
    January 30, 2022 January 31, 2022 February 1, 2022 February 2, 2022 February 3, 2022 February 4, 2022 February 5, 2022
  • Recent Posts

  • Contact Us

    Ph/Fax: 605.796.4221
    Email: swj4221@icloud.com

    PO BOX 218
    Woonsocket, SD 57385
  • Archives