Funeral services for Douglas Walter Bastyr, 87, Lawrence, will be 10 am, Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Burial will follow in San Fernando Mission Cemetery in California on February 5, 2016 at 11am.
Douglas passed away on January 29, 2016, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence, KS.
He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on September 8, 1928 to Walter and Sidonia Bastyr. He graduated from North Hollywood High School in California. Doug served in the US Army in Germany during the Korean War. He received his Bachelor’s degree from UCL A, where he met his wife Beverly, who preceded him in death in 1997. A Sigma Pi brother, he was a lifelong Bruins, Dodgers, Rams and Bears fan.
Doug is survived by his daughters, Linda Bastyr and partner Andrea Witczak, Susan Bastyr and husband Patrick Baumgartner and children Reese and Rayna, and Lisa Morris and children Noah and Luke, and his sister Beverly Hansing, her children and grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions made to the Alzheimer’s Association, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street Lawrence, KS 66044.