Lorene Stanford Basel, 78, of Lakeland, died September 2, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Soperton, GA on March 3, 1943. Her passions were her family, teaching and traveling.
She was an educator for over 30 years and her favorite was teaching kindergarten students. She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Roy Basel; father James Stanford; mother Alene Stanford; sister Jimmie Sue Stanford.
She is survived by her daughter Janet Holsted (Scott); son Joe Basel (Patti); grandsons Nick and Richard Basel & Jeremy and Kyle Holsted; great granddaughter Morgan Basel; sister Shirley Stanford (Joanne).
Visitation will be held 6-8pm on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the Lakeland Funeral Home, 2125 S. Bartow Rd, Lakeland, FL.
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