Keith Basinski Update: Funeral Time Change, New Memorial Fund

Funeral now set for 2 p.m. on Thursday at Emmanuel Christian Center, Spring Lake Park. Visitation is Wednesday, 6–9 p.m., at Miller Funeral Home in Fridley.

Updated below: There is a change in the announced time of the funeral for Spring Lake Park Keith Basinski, the UPS driver who died in a Sept. 27 mass shooting in Minneapolis.

Basinski's funeral will start at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4 at Emmanuel Christian Center in Spring Lake Park.

Visitation is as previously announced, from 6–9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Miller Funeral Home in Fridley.

Update: More information about Thursday's services.

New Memorial Fund
Basinski's union, Teamsters Joint Council 32, announced a new memorial fund for Basinski's family. Send contributions in care of Keith Basinski Memorial Fund to:

Minnesota Teamsters Service Bureau
2828 University Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3384

"The thoughts and prayers of the 1.4 million members of the Teamsters Union are with Brother Brasinski's family today," said Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in a statement Wednesday.

Another fund for Basinski has been established at First Advantage Bank in Coon Rapids.

And there is another memorial fund for the families of all the victims of the shooting at Accent Signage Systems.


Full obituary listing for Keith Basinski at Legacy.com and in the Star Tribune:

Basinski, Keith V. ATTN: PLEASE NOTE SERVICE TIME CHANGE Age 50 of Spring Lake Park, passed away September 27, 2012. Proud father of 3 children & loving grandfather to Malin. Dedicated 29 year employee of UPS. Survived by children, Brent, Alissa (Gabriel Roberti) Basinski & Colton; grandson, Malin Quinn Roberti; parents, Harold & Cleo Basinski; brothers, Dave (Stacey), Jeff (Marlene) & Bud (Georgia); sisters, Pam (Brian) Stitch & Sandy (Dennis) Hinic; many other relatives, friends & co-workers. Funeral Service will be at 2 pm Thursday at Emmanuel Christian Center, 7777 University Avenue NE, Spring Lake Park. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 9 pm in the Miller Funeral Home Chapel, 6210 Hwy 65 NE, Fridley and continue 1 hour prior to the service at church. Interment in Hillside Cemetery, Minneapolis. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. A memorial fund has been established for Keith; donations may be mailed or dropped off at First Advantage Bank, 9550 Foley Blvd NE, Coon Rapids, MN 55433. Donations will be accepted until 10/31. Online condolences may be left at: www.millerfuneralfridley.com (763) 571-1300


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