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William Howard Bassett


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  • Name William Howard Bassett 
    Gender Male 
    • The Janesville Gazette, Monday, October 31, 2005
      William ?Bill? H. Bassett
      February 1, 1944 ? October 27, 2005

      BELOIT ? William ?Bill? H. Bassett, 61, loving husband, father, brother and son, was taken by our Lord Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was residing at the Monroe Manor for the past month, with a beautiful room and wonderful staff, which allowed for his wife, Gloria, to help care for and be with him. Bill was an avid fan of the University of Notre Dame sports teams as well as Wisconsin Badgers, Brewers and Packers. He loved fishing and hunting and included his family members from time to time. He had a wonderful sense of humor that kept us guessing as well as laughing with wondering how to get him back. He was also a movie and history buff, with emphasis on the civil and world wars, also 1930 and after move star roles. After spending time in the military as a marine, he learned to become self-sufficient as a homemaker during his bachelorhood. This was a great asset as a husband. Bill worked with several companies, mostly in the machine working and roll-forming field. His main jobs were held with Fairbanks and United Industries n Beloit, Hufcor, and lastly Precision Drawn Metals in Janesville. He married Gloria Ehlers in 1990, having met at Hufcor. They lived in Janesville, Beloit and Mt. Pleasant, SC (briefly), and back to Beloit. Bill was brought up in Clinton, WI, and later moved to Beloit, where he attended Beloit Memorial High. He raised two children with his previous spouse. He is survived by his wife, Gloria of Beloit; his mother, Edna Altendorf of Janesville; his daughter, Donna Miller of Beloit; his son, James bassett of Monroe; brothers: Vernon Bassett Jr. of Janesville, Gary Bassett (Violet) of Rimrock, AZ, and John Bassett (Debbie) of Blaine, MN; a sister, Virginia Huffar of Beloit; and his 2 cats, Irish and Rudy. Bill was preceded in death by all grandparents; his father, Vernon Bassett; stepfather, John Altendorf; sister-in-law, Margene Bassett (Vernon Jr.); brother-in-law, Jerry Huffar (Virginia), niece, Cheryl Bassett (Margene and Vernon?s daughter) and his father and mother in law. The funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday Nov. 2, 2005, at Rosman, Uehling, Kinzer Funeral Home in Beloit. Burial will be Clinton Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 1, at the Funeral Home.
    Person ID I55  7B William Bassett of Cross Plains, Indiana
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2015 

    Father Vernon Keith Bassett,   b. 7 Jan 1920, Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1973, Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Edna May Chamberlain,   b. 1920,   d. 2006  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart