Theodore "Ben" Bastian


April 11, 2019

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Theodore "Ben" Bastian

Theodore "Ben" Bastian, 94, surrounded by his family went to be with his Lord and Savior April 5, at his home in Burns.

He was born December 30, 1924 in Cheyenne to Theodore Wesley and Lela Bledsoe Bastian. He grew up on a ranch near Burns and graduated from Burns High School in 1942. Ben was a Purple Heart recipient while serving in the European Theater during WWII.

He married Bonnie Gaston on September 5, 1945. They spent their lives in the ranching and farming business. They enjoyed bowling, square dancing, and couples bridge club. Ben and Bonnie wintered in Florida for several yea...

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