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Robert Leon Bass
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1924
Marseille, France
Death: Jan. 31, 2012
California, USA

Bass, Robert Leon December 22, 1924 - January 31, 2012 Heaven just welcomed an artist with a great sense of humor through it's gates. Robert Bass, Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2012, in peace. Bob was born in 1924, in Marseille, France and moved to California, where he resided for over 86 years. He attended Roosevelt High School, and served in World War II, in Europe earning several medals including "The Purple Heart", where his troops liberated Mannheim Prison Camp. He was the owner of "Johnnie's Pastrami Restaurant" in Culver City, where he spent most of his day's right up to the end of his life. His passion was writing, photography, and the arts. He kept his sense of humor through all of his health adversities, and never complained. He is survived by his devoted wife, Suzonne, (Sue) Loving father of Jerry Bass (Michelle), and Ellen Armijo, Cindy Festa, Brian Reich, Lisa Goodman, and Jeff Werner. Cherished Grandfather to Alexis, Celine, Michael, Jakob, Nicole, Ryan, Michael, Daniel, and Brandon, Sister Ethel Gluck, his devoted caregivers Noel, Nimfa, Fred, Manny, and his personal secretary Sarah. He was loved by all that knew him. He will be greatly missed, and forever remembered. Funeral Services will be held Monday at 11:00 am at Hillside Memorial Park 6001 W. Centinela Ave., Los Angeles, (310) 641-0707. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from February 3 to February 5, 2012 
Hillside Memorial Park
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Created by: Miriam
Record added: Feb 03, 2012
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Robert Leon Bass
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Thank you for your service.
- Daryl & Barbara (Biggs) Mallett
 Added: May. 27, 2013
My condolences to the family. Met Robert at Johnnies about 10 years ago. Johnnies is a wonderful place to eat day or night. Robert will surly be missed by family and friends and all the Culverites who eat at his memorable restaurant. He is the king of Pas...(Read more)
- Ron Smith
 Added: Feb. 8, 2012

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