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Lawrence Joseph Bassett

Male 1919 - 2005  (86 years)


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  • Name Lawrence Joseph Bassett 
    Born 10 Aug 1919  Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Nov 2005  Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Spokesman-Review, Wednesday, November 16, 2005
      Lt. Col. Lawrence Joseph Bassett

      Lt. Col Lawrence Joseph Bassett (Retired) USAF (Age 86) entered into rest November 14, 2005 in Spokane, his home of 39 years. He was born August 10, 1919 in Toledo, OH and graduated from Ottawa High School in Ottawa IL in 1937. Lawrence joined the U.S. Air Force in 1939, serving as a pilot in WWII, the Korean War and the Viet Nam War. He retired from the Air Force in 1966 as a Lt. Colonel. Lawrence married June Virginia Austin in 1947. She predeceased him in 2004. He loved dancing and was a member of the Washington State Callers & Cuers Assoc., the Dancing Shadows and Model-T's dance clubs. He was inducted into the Washington Dance Association Hall of Fame. Lawrence is survived by his sons, Lawrence Bassett, Jr. of Kirkland, WA, Scott (Tammy) Bassett of Spokane, Tom (Christie Smith) Bassett of Vail, CO; companion Aurilla Falmo, Spokane; brother Tom Bassett of Palmyra, WI, sister Winnefred Pankey of Greely, CO; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 18, 2005 at 1:00 pm at Audubon Park Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd., Spokane. Interment will follow at Fairmount Memorial Park with full military honors.
    Person ID I426  39B The Bassetts of Norfolk,England
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2009 

    Father Thomas Richard Bassett,   b. 21 Aug 1888, Swaffham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Ann Furlong,   b. 23 Aug 1886,   d. 12 Jan 1945, Osage Township, LaSalle County, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1913  Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family June Virginia Austin,   d. 9 Aug 2004 
    Married 1947  Chickasha, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lawrence Joseph Bassett,   b. Private
    +2. Michael Scott Bassett,   b. Private
     3. Thomas John Bassett,   b. Private
    Family ID F133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart