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Family of Warren James BASTIAN and Evelyn Elsa VESEY

Married2033 1947 Jun 292033 at Bowling Green, OH2033. The marriage license was granted Jun 21, 1947. Evelyn and Warren were married on the June 29th by Evelyn's father, Rev Leslie D Vesey.

Warren's middle name is given in the wedding announcement4464 for Evelyn and Warren. Warren was a funeral director (along with wife Evelyn) of Bastian's Funeral Home in Ashville, OH. That firm also provided ambulance service for the community.

Evelyn's middle name is given in the wedding announcement4464 for her marriage to Warren. Evelyn was a graduate4462 of Bowling Green (OH) State University and taught junior and senior high school in Marion, OH. She worked as a funeral director with her husband Warren at the Bastian Funeral Home in Ashville, OH.

Evelyn was eclectic in her interests and talents. In 1951 (The Circleville OH Herald, Oct 22, 1951; newspapers.com), she was the grand champion pumpkin pie baker of the Circleville Pumpkin Show and was "crowned" by Ohio Governor Frank Lausche. In 1961, Mrs Warren Bastian of Ashville (Circleville OH Herald, Aug 9, 1961; newspapers.com) was the featured artist of a "one man art show" sponsored by the Circleville Art League. She showed a total of 13 watercolor and oil paintings. In 1962, she won a blue ribbon for a painting entered in the Circleville Art League Spring Art Show, at the Pickaway County Court House. In 1966 (The Circleville OH Herald, Oct 17, 1966; newspapers.com), she won top prize in an art league exhibit at the Circleville Pumpkin Show for an abstract watercolor.

Sons Dale and Dean Allen were twins (Circleville OH Herald, Jul 9, 1958; newspapers.com) and, in 1958, had as guests at a celebration of their fifth birthday: Rev and Mrs L D Vesey of Fremont (Evelyn's parents); Dr and Mrs Charles Blackman of East Lansing, MI (Evelyn's sister and her husband); and Mr and Mrs Edward Bastian (brother of Warren Bastian). In 1969 (Circleville OH Herald, Mar 11, 1969; newspapers.com), Jay Bastian was one of seven seniors of Teays Valley High School selected as "Seniors of the Week." That article mentions that Jay was enrolled in the college prep curriculum; his favorite subject was American government; his hobbies were playing golf and interested in all sports; and he planned to attend The Ohio State University. Dale and Dean graduated (Circleville OH Herald, May 25, 1971; newspapers.com) in 1971 from Teays Valley High School on June 4. Perhaps of interest to Ohio State University Buckeye fans, Rex Kern, quarterback for OSU, was their commencement speaker.\tab In 1979 (Circleville OH Herald, Apr 6, 1979; newspapers.com), Evelyn had two of her paintings selected by the Central Ohio Watercolor Society to hang in the society's spring exhibit at the Batelle Auditorium (Batelle Insitute, Columbus, OH).

Child 1. Jay

At the time of his mother's death4462, Jay's wife was Jill and they resided in Longwood, Florida.

Child 2. Dean

Dean graduated from the Central Academy of Commercial Art in Cincinnati, OH, Jun 1, 1973 (Circleville OH Herald, Jun 21, 1973; newspapers.com). At the time of his mother's death4462, Dean's wife was Jill and they resided in Knoxville, TN.

Child 3. Dale

At the time of his mother's death4462, Dale's wife was Andrea and they resided in Menlo Park, CA.

Children of Warren James BASTIAN and Evelyn Elsa VESEY:

1. Jay Warren BASTIAN4462 b. 1).
2. Dean Allen BASTIAN4462 b. 2).
3. Dale BASTIAN4462 b. 3)4462.


2033. Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994 (1774-1993), familysearch.org (www.ancestry.com)
2472. 1930 Fed Census OH, Montgomery Co., West Carrollton; www.ancestry.com
2473. 1940 Fed Census OH, Mercer Co., Celina; www.ancestry.com
4462. Obit - Bastian, Evelyn E Vesey, Columbus (OH) Dispatch, Feb, 2012; ancestry.com
4464. Vesey, Evelyn Elsa weds Warren James Bastian, The Marion (OH) Star, Jun 30, 1947; newspapers.com