Dale Henry Bassett
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MOUNT PULASKI -- Dale Henry Bassett,
91, of Mount Pulaski, formerly of San Jose, Calif., and Grass Range,
Mont., died Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at 1:45 p.m. at Vonderlieth
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount
Pulaski, with the Rev. Steven Smith officiating.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Steenbergen Cemetery, where
military rites will be conducted.
Mr. Bassett served in the U.S. Army in occupied
Japan during World War II.
He was born on Jan. 3, 1920, in Grass Range,
Mont., to Frank Harvey and Elda Lubeke Bassett. He
married Bessie Ray on March 26, 1944, at Camp Ruker,
He is survived by his wife, of Mount Pulaski; two
sons, David (and Cathy) Bassett of Mount Pulaski and
Harley J. (and Pamela) Bassett of Twin Falls, Idaho;
nine grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and
many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Robert, and
one brother, Earl.
He was a member of the Shrine and Masonic Lodge of
San Jose, Calif., Veterans of Foreign Wars of
Pahrump, Nev., and Mount Pulaski American Legion
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals
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