Naomi Jean Basner

AuGres, Michigan
February 25, 1932 - March 15, 2021


Per her wishes, cremation has taken place and a “Celebration of Life” will be held at a later date.

Obituary Notice

Naomi J Basner, age 89, of AuGres, went home to be with her Lord on March 15, 2021. Naomi was born on February 25, 1932, in Flint, daughter of Lavern and Muriel (Cooper) Powell. She grew up in Montrose, started her family residing in Birch Run, and later retiring to East Tawas. Naomi was a great conversation starter and enjoyed talking with people. She loved crocheting; many hats and scarves were made with love by her hands. Over the years she wrote many poems and short stories, she put into a collection. Church, camping, and Senior Citizen group were some of the numerous things she enjoyed doing. She is survived by her daughters, Naomi (Tim) Stonehouse, Murial (Tom) Shalda; her sons, Harry Schultz, Vern Schultz; grand children, Mike Ragan, Mark Sager, Bambi Craig, Raymond Schultz, Clarence Zastrow, Roger Zastrow, Matt Zastrow, Amanda Zastrow, Jerry Schultz, Esther Schultz, Shana Schultz, Makayla Schultz, John Schultz, Frances Lier, Jerry Currie, Crystal Collier; brother, Gene (Arlene) Powell; step children: JoAnne Nalewyko, Darlene Livingston, Nelson Basner, Tom Basner, Robert Basner, David Basner, Randy Basner, Marvin Basner. Naomi is preceded in death by her parents; son, John Schultz; husbands, Harry Schultz, and Nelson Basner; sisters, Odessa Cutler, Inez Vantol, brothers, Jack Powell, Bob Powell; grandsons, Daniel Schultz, Wayne Schultz; son in law, Jerry “Bob” Currie; and a step son, Mark Basner. Per her wishes, cremation has taken place and a “Celebration of Life” will be held at a later date. An online guest registry is available at to leave a message of love and support.


Missing you Grandma love always. The world will never be the same.
— John Schultz
Wonderful woman who will surely be missed❣
— Nicole Schalk
My condolences now you r in Heaven with my Dad Melvin Cutler n my son Owen Pelton prayers
— Dawn Eichenberg
Such a sweet lady. Always had that beautiful smile.So sorry . Charlie & Vicki Stonehouse
— Vicki
You were such a wonderful Mother in law, who taught me many things that eventually helped shape my Character. Your whole being was spent loving and caring for your family always standing behind them. I am so proud to have been a part of that.
— Dottie Ragan Sager
My heart goes out to the entire family. Naomi was such a kind and friendly person. The world will miss her beautiful smile! Hugs to everyone!
— Bob and Pam Warren
What a beautiful smile.Always remember her at Craft and Car shows and the pure joy she had just enjoying life.Her family has been truly blessed.
— Bob & Karen Otwell
Heaven gained a beautiful angel. Rest In Peace. Prayers are with her family .
— Eric Frey and family
Naomi You were the kindest and acaring woman i knew I will miss you. Rest Peace love you Prayers for the Family.
— Rose Cicalo-Powell
One of my family’s favorite Auntie. We will miss you,but you are in Heaven now. Great memories will live on in our mind of you.
— LeRoy Wilber
Great aunt Naomi & my dad Melvin Cutler’s favorite aunt , such a lovely & great lady. We love ❤️ you & will miss you dearly. Rodney & Karen Cutler.
— Rodney L Cutler
Gramma we love and miss you so much.. I am glad we had a great conversation You told me the sun was shining out and to keep stepping! You always had great advice. til we meet again
— Crystal,Will,Willy,Brooke,Clayton,Olivia Collier
You're in my thoughts, Murial. Your mom was a very kind, loving woman.
— Christine Sheldon
Rest in peace, Aunt Naomi. Tender thoughts and loving memories. Prayers for family and friends.
— Jodene Compton
We all already miss you.. please keep your eyes over Aunt Murial, Frances, Ed and John. Hug grandpa for me.. love you.
— amanda zastrow
“Grandma” Naomi was full of kindness and joy. I know she will be missed by all who knew her. My heart goes out to all of her family.
— Heidi Knizacky

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