Sandra D. Bass
Sandra D. Bass
Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Gerald Bass. Sandra was blessed with a large and loving family: sons, Mike (Laura) Lanke, Daniel (Rosanna) Lanke and David Lanke; grandchildren: Erin (Vivek), John (Jesse) and Katherine (Matt); Danny and Andrew (Christina); and Seth, Loren, Caleb, Levi, Peyton, Olivia, and Asher; together with 2 great-grandchildren: Anna and Gabriel. She also enjoyed a close relationship with Gerald’s children: Terry (Ron) Villacruz, Larry (Janet Sluik) Bass, Susan (Dan) Sellman, Rachel Hyman and Arlene Bass as well as his grandchildren: Sara (Tim), Aaron & Madeline; Abigail, Rosalie and Mira; Maxwell and Jonah; and Ethan and Adam.
Sandy graduated from Lakeland College in Minocqua. She was then was hired to be an Administrative Assistant there. Working most of her life to help others, Sandy also ran a crisis line in Vilas and Oneida counties for troubled teens. She was a foster parent to several children and a frequent volunteer. She returned to live in Fox Point when she married Gerald. She loved to greet people with a big smile and warm hug and built great friendships throughout her life. She was generous and delighted in making 50 yard line Packer tickets that Gerald had secured in the 1950’s available to family and friends. She was fun loving and her greatest happiness was found in the happiness of others around her.
Graveside funeral service, Sunday, October 8th at 10:00 AM at Second Home Cemetery, 3705 South 43rd Street, Milwaukee.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Wounded Warriors Project appreciated.
Goodman-Bensman Whitefish Bay Funeral Home
4750 North Santa Monica Boulevard (414) 964-3111