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William  Edward "Bill"  Bassler, Sr.

William Edward "Bill" Bassler, Sr.
  • September 25, 1940 - February 27, 2020
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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So sorry to hear about bill. Please know my prayers are with you in this very difficult time. Bill was a great guy who had such a great sense of humor... He will definately be missed...


Posted by: Don Don darling jr. - BATTLE CREEK, MI - Family Friend   Mar 08, 2020

Bill was one of my best long-time friends at the Y. He and I loved the sauna and spent many hours over the years talking business, music, politics, and life in general. I called him "Mr. Bill". As others have said, he was a true gentleman. I will sorely miss him.


Posted by: Dave Tuls - Battle Creek, MI - Acquaintance   Mar 08, 2020

Nice picture of Bill that captured his frankness, wit, humor, kindness. I always felt I knew what was on Bill's mind. One of a kind.
You are missed.
Dr Kurt Barrettu


Posted by: Kurt Barrett - Battle Creek, MI - Acquaintance   Mar 04, 2020

So sorry for your loss just a great person had so much fun


Posted by: Lockwood family Lockwood - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   Mar 03, 2020

So sorry about your loss. Our condolences go out to family and friends. Uncle Bill will surely be missed.


Posted by: Cheryl Mouton - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   Mar 03, 2020

"Billie B" as he was affectionately called by his Karaoke family was a one in a million gentlemen..I know I personally looked forward to his singing, harmonica accompaniment, and his signature high kick jig. I wull miss him and his " Hey baby doll, where's my hug?" Prayers for strength and healing to you all.


Posted by: Crystal Potter - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   Mar 03, 2020

So very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for comfort and strength during this time of grief.


Posted by: Cinda Wood (Blake) - Hillsboro, OR - Family   Mar 03, 2020

Shawn and family, we send our condolences during this difficult time of loss. Nick and Deb Mathews


Posted by: Debra Mathews - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   Mar 03, 2020

I am so sorry to hear this . Bill was such a nice guy always I would see him at the YMCA and of course at the Eagles with his sister Shirley just enjoying a little conversation. Prayers sent your way


Posted by: Lynda Riegle - Battle Creek   Mar 02, 2020

I'm so sorry to hear about Bill passing, I would be there if I could but unfortunately I will be traveling to Tennessee for my mom's funeral. God bless you all .


Posted by: Debbie Blachford - Portage, MI - Friend   Mar 02, 2020