The Spring Lake Park resident was making a stop at Accent Signage on his route as a UPS delivery driver.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Accent Signage calls CT rampage 'yet another senseless act of violence'—like the one that took UPS driver Keith Basinski's life in September.
The mass shooting at Sandy Hook School in Newtown, CT has rekindled feelings of people close to the six victims of the Sept. 27, 2012 workplace shooting at Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis. Among the dead that day was Spring Lake Park resident Keith Basinski, a UPS driver making his regular stop at the Minneapolis business as part of his Bryn Mawr neighborhood route. See All the Fridley Patch Posts on Newtown Shooting Accent Signage released this statement Monday: Our thoughts and prayers are with the community of Newtown, Connecticut. We were horrified to hear about yet another senseless act of violence that robbed families of their loved ones. We mourn the loss of the twenty young students, along with the seven adults who devoted …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Keith Basinski died Sept. 27 while making a stop as a UPS driver at Accent Signage. Local filmmaker Deacon Warner is paying homage to him in a new documentary, the Southwest Journal reports.
It's been less than three weeks since Spring Lake Park resident Keith Basinski died in the mass workplace shooting at Accent Signage in Minneapolis while he made a stop as on his route as the neighborhood's UPS delivery driver. But already Deacon Warner, a resident of Minneapolis' Bryn Mawr neighborhood, has a documentary video on Basinski nearly completed, the Southwest Journal reported Tuesday: Taking the suggestion of resident Iliana Wilson, Warner interviewed people about their memories of Basinski, who worked in Bryn Mawr for 29 years. “He was more than a UPS driver, he had a real presence,” said Warner, who teaches video production through IFP Media Arts. “It’s neat to listen to neighborhood residents’ different reflections—how many …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Service for UPS driver killed in Minneapolis shootings is at Emmanuel Christian Center in Spring Lake Park. A Teamster spokesperson called his death unprecedented.
The funeral for Keith Basinski of Spring Lake Park, the UPS driver shot and killed at Access Signage on Sept. 27 in Minneapolis, is set for 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at Emmanuel Christian Center in Spring Lake Park. Visitation is at the church from 1–2 p.m., immediately before the funeral service. The burial ceremony is at Hillside Cemetery, 2610 19th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, at 4:45 p.m. A memorial fund for Basinski's family has been established at First Advantage Bank, Coon Rapids. Basinksi's union has also set up a memorial fund. 'Doing His Job' "We feel a responsibility to our family," said Edward Reynoso of the Teamsters Joint Council 32. "We consider our members' families our family." Reynoso called Basinski's murder …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
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 …
Monday, October 1, 2012
The funeral for the Spring Lake Park resident killed in the Sept. 27 Minneapolis shooting is Thursday in Spring Lake Park, with visitation Wednesday in Fridley. Memorials have occurred or been set for many of those who died at Accent Signage.
Update (Thursday): More information is available about services for Keith Basinski. Update (Wednesday): The time of the funeral for Keith Basinski has been changed to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Update (Tuesday): Here is the newly posted obituary notice for Spring Lake Park resident Keith Basinski at Legacy.com and in the Oct. 2 Star Tribune. (Basinski was the UPS delivery driver killed in the Sept. 27 mass shooting at Accent Signage in Minneapolis.) Basinski, Keith V. age 50 of Spring Lake Park, MN. Funeral service Thursday 1 PM at Emmanuel Christian Center, 7777 University Ave NE, Spring Lake Park. Visitation 6-9 PM Wednesday in the Miller Funeral Home, 6210 Hwy 65 NE, Fridley and continue 1 hour prior to the service at church. A …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
UPS driver Keith Basinski's death prompted an outpouring of emotion online.
Friends, family members and customers posted from the heart to Facebook and Twitter after the death of Spring Lake Park resident Keith Basinski in the mass workplace shooting at Access Signage Systems in Minneapolis Thursday.
Friday, September 28, 2012
The UPS driver and Spring Lake Park resident killed Sept. 28 at Access Signage in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood 'will be greatly missed.'
Keith Basinski, killed in the mass shooting at a Minneapolis sign company, was a UPS driver and Spring Lake Park resident. But he was also much more to those who knew and loved him. Basinski "was a dear friend. I will miss his smile great sense of humor," said Kristine Dunn in a comment at Fridley Patch. See also: "Social Media Overflows with Remembrances for Keith Basinski" Spring Lake Park resident Nina Nguyen told KARE 11 that Basinski helped his neighbors, including with such things as making repairs: "We have lived here for over 20 years," said Nguyen. "Whenever we had problems, he always came over and was the first one to help us." Gerry Seiler, owner of Cockadoodledoo Gift Shop, told KSTP-TV (see video) "Keith was a cornerstone to …