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Robert Herschel Bassett

Male 1903 - 1968  (64 years)


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  • Name Robert Herschel Bassett 
    Born 11 Dec 1903  Washtucna, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Apr 1968  Walla Walla, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ritzville Journal Times, Adams County, Washington, May 9, 1968
      ?Tucna Folks Attend Rites for Bassett

      WASHTUCNA - Community folks attending the funeral of Robert H. Bassett in Walla Walla Saturday included Mrs. Sarah Burns, Mrs. Ollie St. John, Mrs. Gertie McKenzie, Robert McKenzie, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Snyder, Nick Kutas,
      Mr. and Mrs. Mel Hollenback, George Sullivan and Mrs. Esther Day of Pasco. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Woodyard and children, Mrs. Ruby Murphy, Mrs. James
      Murphy, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Sitton, Miss Margaret Leonard of Ritzville and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Cameron.

      Bassett was born in Washtucna December 11, 1903. He died in Walla Walla April 30. His grandparent, George W. Bassett, was among the original settlers at Washtucna Springs. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Bassett.

      He is survived by his wife, Gail, and three sisters, Miss Esther Bassett of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Louise Burkland of Longview, and Mrs. Gertrude Bury of Pullman.

      Services were held at the First Presbyterian church with the Rev. Charles D. Messinger officiating. Interment followed at Mountain View cemetery
      in Walla Walla.

      Serving as honorary pallbearers were James Woodyard, James Murphy and Sherman McGregor of Hooper.

      Active pallbearers were Nick Kutas, Earl Snyder, George Sullivan, Mel Hollenback, Virgil Sitton and Floyd Cameron.
    Person ID I17723  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 

    Father Linn Lancaster Bassett,   b. 14 Jul 1875, Walla Walla, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1954, Washtucna, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Clementine Haile,   b. 1877, Billings, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1931, Washtucna Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1902  Scott, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F17639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart