September 23, 1933 – July 6, 2021
George Bass 87 of Pendleton died Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Walla Walla, Washington. He was born September 23, 1933 to John D& Lillie Mae (Prince) Bass in East Prairie, Missouri. He attended school till the 8th grade in Missouri. And later earned his GED. George was in the United States Air Force and was a Korean War Veteran.
George and Helen knew each other two days when they married at the Hitching Post, in Coeur d’ Lane they met on January 7th and married on the 9th and were married until Helen passed away in 1998. They had six children.
George lived in Missouri, California, Washington and Oregon. He worked for General Motors, Nestle, U & I Sugar and Retired from Simplot. George enjoyed fishing with Helen and playing checkers. His greatest joy was spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
George is survived by his children Jack Bass of Rochester, Washington, George Bass Jr of Pendleton, Oregon, Danny (Carol) Bass of Umatilla, Oregon, Donald (Wanda) Bass of Pendleton, Oregon, Laurie Haggerty of Selah, Washington and Gina (Michael)Harris Wilsonville, Oregon, Eighteen Grandchildren and multiple great grandchildren. His siblings John Bass Dorothy Nails and Patty Scott and his lifelong friend Jenny Dubois.
George is predeceased in death by his parents John D & Lillie Mae Bass and his wife Helen Edith (Zyph) Bass.
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