Former farmer and dairyman Palmer Base, 88, died Saturday at Salina Regional Health Center.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Temple Church, Gypsum. Interment will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Peace Valley Cemetery, rural Roxbury. Family will receive guests from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the church before the service.
Visitation will also be from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.
He was born Jan. 14, 1928, to John and Susanna (Bohse) Base of Tampa.
He married Lucille Thiesen March 25, 1956, in rural Goessel.
He was predeceased by his wife, Lucille; son, Merrill Base; daughter, Pamela Hartman; brothers, Delbert, Tolbert, and Paul; and sisters, Roseina and Hattie.
Memorials may be made to Cotton Wood Valley Baptist Church or Brookhaven Baptist Church.