Basil Doyle Auten is my 1st cousin once removed, husband’s father. That’s a mouthful isn’t it?
THIS IS MY MATERNAL SIDE. HERE'S HOW WE ARE CONNECTED
Basil Doyle Auten is the father of Robert Basil Auten
Robert Basil Auten married Betty Jane Roe
Betty Jane Roe was the daughter of Irene M. Milne
Irene M. Milne was my grandfather’s sister
Transcription of his obituary ~~
AUTEN - Basil, D. May 21. Beloved husband of Gertrude B., dear father of Robert B., Mrs. Doris L. Evers, and William D.; brother of Bert O.; grandfather of five grandchildren. Services Tuesday 10 a.m. from the Hunter-Callender Funeral Home, 13903 Terry corner Schoolcraft. Graveside committal service Ortonville, Michigan, 1 p.m. Mr. Auten was a life member of the Ortonville Masonic Lodge and the American Legion Post.
My Mom and her cousin, Betty Jane Roe knew each other as they were growing up. I’ve met Betty Jane and her daughter, Susan.
Basil Doyle Auten and his wife, Gertrude are buried at Ortonville Cemetery in Brandon Gardens, Oakland, Michigan. You can visit his memorial here #99151363.
If you think you may be related to this family, please contact me. I’d love to hear from you.
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